Day 4 - South of lake Mälaren

Sö 281 - Strängnäs

Jun 20, 2021

The runestone Sö 281 was found in Strängnäs cathedral where it was used as a doorstep. When it was found in 1863, it was instead incorporated into the church wall.

Neither the runemaster nor the original position of Sö 281 is known.

Inscription

ᛅᛚᚢᛁ ᛬ ᛚᛁᛏ ᛫ ᚴᛁᚱᛅ ᛬ ᚴᚢᛒᛚ ᛬ ᛁᚠᛏᛁ… … ᛒᚢᚱᚦᚢᚱ ᛬ ᚢᛚᚠᛋ ᛫ ᚦᛁᛦ ᛫ ᛅᚢ… … ᛘᛁᚦ ᛫ ᛁᚴᚢᛅᚱᛁ ᛬ ᚯ ᛬ ᛋᛁᚱᚴ᛫ᛚᛅᛏ…

Translation

“(Someone) had the monument made in memory of … Ulv’s brother. They in / to the east … with Ingvar in Serkland.”

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