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U 1161 (U1161) - Altuna church

inscription; date not specified; not skaldic;

Sweden: Uppland
Location: Altuna k:a, Altuna sn, Simtuna hd;
Swedish map: X:1563201 Y:6633865
Google maps: 59.8195,16.9318
RAÄ: Altuna 42:1
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: U 1161 $ 
place: Altuna k:a 
parish: Altuna sn 
district: Simtuna hd 
placement:  
coordinates: 6633865:1563201 
original place?: nej 
new coords:  
RAÄ number: 42 [objektid=10020200420001] 
rune types:  
cross form:  
period/dating:
style group: Pr3 
inscriber: Frösten (S); Balle (S); Livsten (A) och okänd [Stille 1999b] 
material/object: runsten, granit 
other: Intressant bildframställning med bl.a. Tors fiskafänge. 
reference: §P: $=Källström 2007a:404; §Q: $=Stille 1999b:76f 
image link: http://www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300012709, http://www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300012698, http://www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300012708  
rune text: uifasþtr + fulkahþr + kuþar + litu + resa + sþten + ʀþti + sen + faþur + ulfasþ + arfast
beþi + feþrkag + burnu + e(n) ...(ʀ) + bali + fresþen + liþ + lifsþen... ...
Q beþi + feþrkag + burnu + e(n) ... + bali + fresþen + liþ + lifsþen 
old west norse: Véfastr, Folkaðr, Guðvarr(?) létu reisa stein eptir sinn fǫður Holmfast, Arnfast.
Báðir feðgar brunnu, en [þei]r Balli, Freysteinn, lið Lífstein[s ristu].
Q Báðir feðgar brunnu, en [þeir] Balli, Freysteinn, lið Lífsteinn. 
original language: Vifastr, Folkaðr, Guðvarr(?) letu ræisa stæin æftiR sinn faður Holmfast, Arnfast.
BaðiR fæðrgaR brunnu, en [þæi]R Balli, Frøystæinn, lið Lifstæin[s ristu].
Q BaðiR fæðrgaR brunnu, en [þæiR] Balli, Frøystæinn, lið Lifstæinn. 
english: §A Véfastr, Folkaðr, Guðvarr(?) had the stone raised in memory of their father Holmfastr, (and in memory of) Arnfastr. §BP Both father and son were burned, and Balli (and) Freysteinn, of Lífsteinn's retinue, carved. §BQ Both father and son were burned, and Balli (and) Freysteinn (and) Lífsteinn (carved?).  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): runestone 
material (PC): stone, granite 
object/material translation (PC): runestone, granite 

other readings/interpretations

Nottingham rune dictionary words: baðir - brinna - en - faðir - fæð(r)gar - lata - lið - ræisa - sinn - stæinn - æftir

images

U 1161, 1 (j1dpi)
U 1161, 2 (j1dpi)
U 1161, 3 (j1dpi)
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