Day 2 - Sigtuna

U 644 - Ekilla bridge

Jun 6, 2021

This runestone was found in the foundation of a bridge, and was moved 25 meters north of the bridge in 1860. It was raised in memory of the same man as on U 654.

Inscription

ᛅᚾᚢᛁᛏᚱ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᚴᛁᛏᛁ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᚴᛅᚱ ᛬ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛒᛚᛁᛋᛁ ᛫ ᛅᚢᚴ ᛫ ᛏᛁᛅᚱᚠᚱ ᛫ ᚦᛁᚱ ᛫ ᚱᛅᛁᛋᛏᚢ ᛫ ᛋᛏᛅᛁᚾ ᚦᛁᚾᛅ ᛫ ᛅᚠᛏᛁᚱ ᛫ ᚴᚢᚾᛚᛅᛁᚠ ᛫ ᚠᚮᚦᚢᚱ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚾ ᚼᛅᚾ ᛬ ᚠᛁᛚ ᛫ ᛅᚢᛋᛏᚱ ᛬ ᛘᛁᚦ ᛬ ᛁᚴᚢᛅᚱᛁ ᚴᚢᚦ ᚼᛂᛅᛒᛁ ᚮᚾᛏᛁᚾᛁ

Translation

“Andvätt and kiti and Kår and Bläse and Djärv, they raised this stone in memory of Gunnlev, their father. He fell in the east with Ingvar. May God help his spirit.”

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