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U 168 (U168) - Björkeby

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Björkeby, Ö. Ryds sn, Danderyds skeppslag;
Swedish map: X:1635600 Y:6596300
Google maps: 59.4652,18.1971

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 168 † 
place: Björkeby 
parish: Ö. Ryds sn 
district: Danderyds skeppslag 
coordinates: 6596300:1635600 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form: A1; B1; C10; D1; 0; F3; 0 
style group: Pr4 - Pr5? 
inscriber: Öpir 1 (S) 
material/object: stenblock 
image link:  
rune text: [hu=lmstin ' ranfastr ' aystin * litu akua ' stain * at * fasta ' lusa * sin * -- þoru ybiʀ * iak] 
old west norse: Holmsteinn, Ragnfastr, Eysteinn létu hǫggva stein at Fasta, leysa(?) sinn [ok] Þóru. Œpir hjó. 
original language: Holmstæinn, Ragnfastr, Øystæinn letu haggva stæin at Fasta, løysa(?) sinn [ok] Þoru. ØpiR hiogg. 
english: Holmsteinn, Ragnfastr (and) Eysteinn had the stone cut in memory of Fasti, their and Thóra's freedman. Œpir cut.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): boulder 
material (PC): stone 
object/material translation (PC): boulder 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: at - hagg(v)a/hogg(v)a - lata - løysi - sinn - stæinn


Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated

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