Jonas Lau Markussen

Runestone Vg 194

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. 2,9 m tall, 1,35 m wide and 0,2-0,5 m thick.

 

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᚴᚢᚦᛘᚢᛏᚱ ᛬ ᚴᛅᚱᚦᛁ ᛬ ᚴᚢᛘᛚ ᛬ ᚦᚢᛋᛁ ᛬ ᛂᚠᛁᛦ ᛫ ᚢᚱᛘᛅᚱ ᛬ ᛋᚢᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛁ

 

Transliteration

kuþmutr : karþi : kuml : þusi : eftiʀ ‘ urmar : sun : si

 

Old Norse

Guðmundr gærði kumbl þausi æftiR Ormar, sun sinn.

 

English

Guðmundr made these monuments in memory of Ormarr, his son.

 

———

Herrekvarn, Västergötland, Sweden

Vg 194

 

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