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Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Grooviest Swedish Runestone ever...(-:

Watch out for γρύφων (griffins) and dragons, not to mention sea beasties, when horesback riding! (-;

The inscription says:

Runsten (U 448) vid Hargs gård. Ristningen säger: "Igul och Björn läto resa stenen efter Torsten sin fader".

"Igul and Björn had the stone raised in memory of Torsten, their father".

Wonderful Rune site link. (I think from Peter Johansen)

Free archaeological Manx rune stone book! I have the hard cover version. Not much available on this subject.
Carving your own runestone....
Are the cross shaped marks are spacers between runic words? Yes....

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