Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 812

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. 1,30 m tall and 0,88 m wide.


Runic inscription

The rune text starts at the neck end of the animal.



ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ × ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛋᛅᛦ × ᚢᛅᚱᚦ × ᛏᛅᚢᚦᚱ × ᚯ ᛂᚵ × ᛚᚯᛏᛁ ×



× faþur × sin × saʀ × uarþ × tauþr × o eg × loti ×


Old Norse

… faður sinn. SaR varð dauðr a Ænglandi.



… his father. He died in England.



The first part of the inscription is probably to be found on an unknown stone.



Hjälsta, Uppland, Sweden

U 812

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