Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone Sö 298

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 3 (c. 1045-1075) pertaining to the early Urnes style.

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The granite stone is c. 2,30 m tall, 1,80 m wide and 0,3 m thick. The rune ribbon is 15 cm wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

The rune text begins at the head end of the animal.

 

Runes

+ ᚼᛅᚢᚱ + ᚾᚢᚴ + ᚴᛅᚱᛚ + ᛅᚢᚴ + ᛋᛁᚼᛁᛅ[ᛚᛘ]ᚱ + ᛅᚢᚴ + ᚢᛁᚼᛁᛅᛚᛘᚱ + ᛅᚢᚴ + ᚴᛅᚱᛂ + (ᛚ)[ᛂᛏᚢ ᚱ]ᛅᛋᛅ + ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ + ᚦᛁᚾᛅ + ᛅᚠᛏᛦ + ᚢᛁᚼᛘᛅᚱ + ᚠᛅᚦᚱ + ᛋᛁᚾ +

 

Transliteration

+ haur + nuk + karl + auk + sihia–r + auk + uihialmr + auk + kare + (l)— -aisa + stain + þina + aftʀ + uihmar + faþr + sin +

 

Old Norse

Haurr ok Karl ok Sighia[lm]R ok VihialmR/VighialmR ok Kari l[etu r]æisa stæin þenna æftiR Vigmar, faður sinn.

 

English

Haurr and Karl and Sighjalmr and Véhjalmr/Víghjalmr and Kári had this stone raised in memory of Vígmarr, their father.

 

 

———

Uringe malm, Södermanland, Sweden

Sö 298

 

Get a new illustration every thursday


Sign up for the newsletter, and I'll send you a new illustration once a week.

E-mailPinterestInstagramYoutubePatreon