Runestone U 636
August 5, 2021
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.
The inscription is not signed.
The granite stone is c. 1,55 m tall, 1,0 m wide and 0,5 m thick.
The rune text begins at the head end of the animal.
ᛅᛚᚢᛁ ᛫ ᛚᛁᛏ ᛫ ᚱᛁᛋᛅ ᛫ ᛋᛏᚾ ᛫ ᚦᛏᛁᚾ ᛫ ᛅᛏ ᛫ ᛅᚱᚠᛅᛋᛏ ᛫ ᛋᚢᚾ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛫ ᚼᚾ ᛫ ᚠᚢᚱ ᛫ ᛅᚢᛋᛦ ᛫ ᛁ ᚴᛅᚱᚦᛅ
alui * lit * risa * stn * þtin * at * arfast * sun sin * hn * fur * ausʀ * i karþa
Alvi let ræisa stæin þenna at Arnfast, sun sinn. Hann for austr i Garða.
Ôlvé had this stone raised in memory of Arnfastr, his son. He travelled to the east to Garðar (Russia).
Arnfastr is probably the man responible for raising the runestone U 635. Ôlvé might be his mother.
Låddersta, Uppland, Sweden