Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 1122

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 4 (c. 1070-1100) pertaining to the Urnes style.

The inscription is not signed.

The granite stone is c. 2,15 m tall and 0,9 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᛋᚢᛆᛁᚿ ᛆᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛋᛁᛒᛁ ᛫ ᚵᚢᚿᛆᚱ ᛫ ᛚᛁᛏᚢ ᛫ ᚱᛂᛋᛆ ᛫ ᛋᛏᛂᚿ ᛫ ᛆᛏ ᚼᛂᛘᚴᛁᛚ ᚠᛆᚦᚢᚱ ᛋᛁᚿ ᚴᛁᚱᛁᛋᛏ ᚼᛁᛆᛚᛒᛁ ᛫ ᛋᛁᛆᛚ ᛫ ᛂᛘᚴᛂᛚᛋ

 

Transliteration

suain auk ‘ sibi ‘ gunar ‘ litu * resa ‘ sten ‘ at hemkil faþur sin kirist hialbi ‘ sial ÷ emkels

 

Old Norse

Svæinn ok Sibbi, Gunnarr letu ræisa stæin at Hæmkel/Hæimkel, faður sinn. Krist hialpi sial Hæmkels/Hæimkels.

 

English

Sveinn and Sibbi (and) Gunnarr had the stone raised in memory of Hemkell/Heimkell, their father. May Christ help Hemkell’s/Heimkell’s soul.

 

Notes

The stone is raised by three brothers in memory of their father.

 

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Stavby, Uppland, Sweden

U 1122

 

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