Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 1084

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

Though the inscription is not signed, it is attributed to the runemaster Öpir for stylistic reasons.

The granite stone is c. 1,52 m tall and 1,10 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᛆᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾ ‘ ᚢᚴ ‘ ᛁᚾᚴᛁᛅᛚᛏᚱ ‘ ᚢᚴ ‘ ᛂᛘᛁᚾᚴᚱ ‘ ᛚᛁᛏᚢ ‘ ᚱᛁᛏᛅ ‘ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚿ ‘ ᛁᚠᛏᛁᛦ [‘] ᛒᛁᛅᚱᚿ ‘ ᚠᛅᚦᚱ ‘ ᛋᛁᚿ ‘

 

Transliteration

abiarn ‘ uk ‘ inkialtr ‘ uk ‘ eminkr ‘ litu ‘ rita ‘ stain ‘ iftiʀ [‘] biarn ‘ faþr ‘ sin ‘

 

Old Norse

Abiorn ok Ingialdr ok HæmingR letu retta stæin æftiR Biorn, faður sinn.

 

English

Ábjǫrn and Ingjaldr and Hemingr had the stone erected in memory of Bjǫrn, their father.

 

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Hämringe, Uppland, Sweden

U 1084

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