Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone U 999

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. 2,38 m tall and 0,65 m wide (across the middle).

 

Runic inscription

The rune text begins at the bottom left corner.

 

Runes

ᚼᛅᚢᚱᛋᛁ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛬ ᚴᛁᛏᛁᛚ ᛬ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛏᚢ ᛬ ᛅᚠᛏᛁᚱ ᛬ ᚦᛁᚴᚾ ᛬ ᚠᛅᚦᚢᚱ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾᛅ ᛬ ᚦᛁᛋᛅ ᛬ ᛅᛏ ᛬ ᛒᚢᚾᛏᛅ ᛬ ᚴᚢᚦᛅᚾ ᛬ ᚭ ᛬ ᚠᚢᚾᚢᛘ

 

Transliteration

haursi : auk : kitil : raistu : aftir : þekn : faþur : sin : staina : þisa : at : bunta : kuþan : o : funum

 

Old Norse

Haursi ok Kætill ræistu æftiR Þegn, faður sinn, stæina þessa, at bonda goðan a Funnum/Funum.

 

English

Haursi and Ketill raised these stones in memory of Thegn , their father; in memory of the good husbandman of Funnir/Fúnir (Funbo).

 

Notes

This stone is part of the Broby group pertaining to a bridge monument raised by a prominent family of the Funbo area near Uppsala.

 

Full description of the Broby stones

 

 

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Åkerby, Uppland, Sweden

U 999

 

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