Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 623

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 2 (c. 1020-1050) pertaining to the Ringerike style.

The inscription is not signed.

The granite stone is c. 1,35 m tall and 1,37 m wide. The inscription is c. 1,04 m tall and 0,94 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᚴᚢᚱᛁᚦ ‘ ᛅᚢᚴ ‘ ᛋᛁᚴᚢᛁᚦᚱ ‘ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛋᛁᚴᚠᛅᛋᛏ ‘ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛏᚢ ‘ ᛋᛏᛁᚾ ‘ ᛅᚠᛏᛁᛦ ‘ ᚢᛁᚠᛅᛋᛏ ‘ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ‘ ᛋᛁᚾ ‘

 

Transliteration

kuriþ ‘ auk ‘ sikuiþr ‘ auk sikfast ‘ raistu ‘ stin ‘ aftiʀ ‘ uifast ‘ faþur ‘ sin ‘

 

Old Norse

Gyrið ok Sigviðr ok Sigfastr ræistu stæin æftiR Vifast, faður sinn.

 

English

Gyríðr and Sigviðr and Sigfastr raised the stone in memory of Véfastr, their father.

 

———

Jursta, Uppland, Sweden

U 623

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