Runestone Vs 1
August 19, 2021
The carvings of the stone are in the runestone style Pr 1 (c. 1010-1040) pertaining to the Ringerike style.
The inscription is not signed.
The granite stone is c. 1,70 m tall, 1,90 m wide and 0,2 m thick.
The rune text begins at the head end of the animal and continues into a rune ribbon beyond the tail.
+ ᚴᚢᚦᛚᛂᚠᛦ + ᛋᛂᛏᛁ + ᛋᛏᚠᚠ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛬ ᛋᛂᚾᛅ ᛬ ᚦᛅᛋᛁ ᛬ ᚢᚠᛏᛁᛦ ᛋᛚᛅᚴᚢᛅ ᛬ ᛋᚢᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛁᛅ ᛬ ᛂᛏᛅᚦᚱ ᛬ ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛫ ᛁ ᛫ ᚴᛅᚱᚢᛋᛘ ᛫
+ kuþlefʀ + seti : stff : auk : sena : þasi : uftiʀ slakua : sun : sia : etaþr : austr * i * karusm *
GuðlæifR satti staf ok stæina þasi æftiR Slagva, sun sinn, ændaðr austr i Garðum(?)/Chorezm(?).
Guðleifr placed the staff and these stones in memory of Slagvi, his son, (who) met his end in the east in Garðar(?)/Chorezm(?).
Vs 1 was most likely part of a monument together with Vs 2.
Rytterns, Västmanland, Sweden