Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 689

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

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,37 m tall and 0,83 m wide.

 

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᛋᛁᛅᛒᛅ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛋᛁᛒᛁ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛏᚢᛒᛁ ᛫ ᛚᛁᛏᚢ ᛫ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛅ ᛫ ᛉᛂᚱᚴᛁ ᛫ ᚦᛂᛋᛅ ᛫ ᛂᚠᛏᛁᛣ ᛫ ᚴᛅᚱᛚ ᛫ ᛒᚢᚱᚢᚦᚢᚱ ᛫ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛫

 

Transliteration

siab * auk * sibi * auk * tubi * litu * raisa * merki * þesa * eftiʀ * karl * buruþur * sin *

 

Old Norse

〈siab〉 ok Sibbi ok Tobbi/Tubbi letu ræisa mærki þessa æftiR Karl, broður sinn.

 

English

… and Sibbi and Tobbi/Tubbi had these landmarks raised in memory of Karl, their brother.

 

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Säby, Uppland, Sweden

U 689

 

 

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