Jonas Lau Markussen

U 86

The carving 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. 1,7 m tall and 0,85 m wide.


Runic inscription

The rune text begins at the tail end of the animal to the left.



× ᛋᚢᛅᛁᚾ × ᛚᛁᛏ × ᚱᛁᛋᛏᛅ × ᚱᚢᚾᛅᛦ × ᛂᚠᛏᛁᛦ × ᚦᚯᚱᛒᛁᛅᚾ × ᛒᚱᚢᚦᚢᚱ × ᛋᛁᚾ ×



× suain × lit × rista × runaʀ × eftiʀ × þorbiarn × bruþur × sin ×


Old Norse

Svæinn let rista runaR æftiR Þorbiorn, broður sinn.



Sveinn had the runes carved in memory of Thorbjǫrn, his brother.



Skylsta, Uppland, Sweden

U 86


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