Runestone U 1172
December 12, 2019
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.
Though the inscription is not signed, it is attributed to the runemaster Erik for stylistic reasons.
The granite stone is c. 1,82 m tall and 1,25 m wide.
The rune text begins at the head end of the serpent.
ᛒᛁᛆᚱᚿ + ᛆᚢᚴ + ᚦᛆᛁᚱ + ᛒᛁᚱᚢᚦᚱ + ᚱᛆᛋᛏᚢ + ᛋᛏᛆᛁᚿ + ᚦᛁᚿᛆ + ᛆᚠᛏᛁᚱ + ᛋᛁᚼᛒᛁᛆᚱᚿ ᛁ ᚼᚢᛘᛁ
biarn + auk + þair + biruþr + rastu + stain + þina + aftir + sihbiarn i humi
Biorn ok þæiR brøðr ræistu stæin þenna æftiR Sigbiorn i Holmi.
Bjǫrn and his brothers raised this stone in memory of Sigbjǫrn of Holmr.
Holm, Uppland, Sweden