Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 874

The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 3 (c. 1045-1075) pertaining to the early Urnes style.

 

The inscription is not signed.

 

The granite stone is c. 1,92 m tall (1,50 above ground), 1,32 m wide and 0,50 m thick.

 

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

× ᛁᛅᚱᛚ × ᛅᚢᚴ × ᛏᛁ… … × ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ × ᛅᛏ × ᚴᛅᛁᛣᚠᛅᛋᛏ × ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ × ᛋᛁᚾ ×

 

Transliteration

× iarl × auk × ti… … stain × at × kaiʀfast × faþur sin ×

 

Old Norse

Iarl ok … … stæin at GæiRfast, faður sinn.

 

English

Jarl and … … the stone in memory of Geirfastr, their father.

 

Notes

The stone was rediscovered in 2016.

 

 

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Hagby, Uppland, Sweden

U 874

 

 

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