Jonas Lau Markussen

U 209

The carvings of the rock face are in the runestone style Pr 4 (c. 1070-1100) pertaining to the Urnes style.


The inscription is not signed.


The inscription is c. 0,90 m tall and 1,82 m wide.



Runic inscription

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



ᚦᚢᚱᛏᛋᛅᛁᚾ × ᚴᛁᛅᚱᚦᛁ| |ᛁᚠ×ᛏᛁᛦ ᛁᚱᛁᚾᛘᚢᚾᛏ × ᛋᚢᚾ ᛋᛁᚾ × ᛅᚢᚴ| |ᚴᚢᛅᛒᛏᛁ ᚦᛁᚾᛋᛅ ᛒᚢ × ᛅᚢᚴ × ᛅᚠᛚᛅᚦᛁ × ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛁ ᚴᛅᚱᚦᚢᛘ



þurtsain × kiarþi| |if×tiʀ irinmunt × sun sin auk| |kaubti þinsa bu × auk × aflaþi × austr i karþum


Old Norse

Þorstæinn gærði æftiR Ærinmund, sun sinn, ok køypti þennsa by ok aflaði austr i Garðum.



Thorsteinn made (the stone) in memory of Erinmundr, his son, and bought this estate and earned (wealth) in the east in Garðar (Russia).



The estate mentioned is Veda.




Veda, Uppland, Sweden

U 209


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