Jonas Lau Markussen

U 305

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 carving is c. 1,03 m tall and 0,40 m wide (These measures given in ‘Sveriges runinskrifter’ do not fit the carving’s proportions though).


Runic inscription

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



ᛅᛋᚴᛅᛚᛅ ᛚᛁᛏ ᚼᛁᚢᛅ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᛁᚠᛏᛁᛦ ᚠᚢᛚᚢᚴᛅ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛁᛚᚢᚴᛁ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛋᛁᚴᚾᛁ



askala lit hiua stain iftiʀ fuluka auk iluki auk sikni


Old Norse

Askatla(?) let haggva stæin æftiR Fulluga, ok Illugi ok Signy.



Áskatla(?) had the stone cut in memory of Fullugi, and Illugi and Signy (also had it cut).




Bensta, Uppland, Sweden

U 305

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