Jonas Lau Markussen

Sö 270

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

The inscription is signed by the runemaster Halfdan.

The carving is c. 1,65 m tall and 1,05 m wide.

 

Runic inscription

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

 

Runes

ᚠᛅᚱᛂᛒᛁᛅᚱᚾ ᛬ ᛚᛁᛏ ᛬ ᚼᛅᚵᚢᛅ ᛬ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛬ ᛅᛏ ᛬ ᚼᛅᚢᛚᚠ ᛬ ᛋᚢᚾ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ ᛬ ᚼᛅᛚᛏᛅᚾ ᛬ ᚼᛁᛅᚴ ᛬ ᚱᚢᚾᛅ

 

Transliteration

Farbjǫrn/Freybjǫrn lét hǫggva stein at Háulf, son si[nn]. Halfdan hjó rúnar.

 

Old Norse

Farbiorn/Frøybiorn let haggva stæin at Haulf, sun si[nn]. Halfdan hiogg runaR.

 

English

Farbjǫrn/Freybjǫrn had the stone cut in memory of Háulfr, his son. Halfdan cut the runes.

 

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Tyresta, Södermanland, Sweden

Sö 270

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