Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 1034

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 5 (c. 1100-1130) pertaining to the late Urnes style.

The inscription is signed by the runemaster Öpir.

The granite stone is c. 2,00 m tall, 1,07 m wide and 0,34 m thick.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᚦᚬᚱᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾ ‘ ᛅᚢᚴ ‘ ᚦᚬᚱᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ‘ ᚢᚴ ‘ ᛋᛏᚤᚱᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾ ‘ ᛚᛁᛏᚢ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ‘ ᛂᚠᛏᛁᛦ ‘ ᚦᚭᚱᚠᛅᛋᛏ ‘ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛋᛁᚾ ᚤᛒᛁᚱ ᚱᛁᛋᛏᛁ

 

Transliteration

þorbia(r)n ‘ auk ‘ þorstain ‘ uk ‘ styrbiarn ‘ litu raisa stain ‘ eftiʀ ‘ þorfast ‘ faþur sin ybir risti

 

Old Norse

Þorbiorn ok Þorstæinn ok Styrbiorn letu ræisa stæin æftiR Þorfast, faður sinn. ØpiR risti.

 

English

Thorbjǫrn and Thorsteinn and Styrbjǫrn had the stone raised in memory of Thorfastr, their father. Œpir carved.

 

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Tensta, Uppland, Sweden

U 1034

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