Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone Sö 167

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style B-e-v (c. 1010-1050) pertaining to the Ringerike style and contemporary with Pr 1 and Pr 2.

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,57 m tall and 0,58 m wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

The first part of the rune text begins at the head end of the serpent. The second part begins at the bottom of the inscription in the centre and consists of a mix of long-branch and twig-runes.

 

Runes

[1] ᚢᛁᚾᛁᚢᛏᚱ ᛬ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᚦᛁ ᛬ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛬ ᛅᛏ ᛬ ᚴᚢᚦᛘᚢᚾᛏ ᛬ ᛋᚢᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ [2] ᛏᚱᛁᚴ ᛫ ᚴᚢᚦᛅᚾ

 

Transliteration

uiniutr : raisþi : stain : at : kuþmunt * sun * sin trik * kuþan

 

Old Norse

Viniutr ræisþi stæin at Guðmund, sun sinn, dræng goðan.

 

English

Vénjótr raised the stone in memory of Guðmundr, his son, a good valiant man.

 

———

Landshammar, Södermanland, Sweden

Sö 167

 

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