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G 242 (G242) - Hejnums k:a

inscription; SRDB period: M m 1200-t - 1300; not skaldic;

Sweden: Gotland
Location: Hejnums k:a, Hejnums sn, Bäls ting;
Swedish map: X:1668612 Y:6398541
Google maps: 57.6801,18.6319
Links: (image)

Samnordisk runtextdatabas:
siglum: G 242 M 
place: Hejnums k:a 
parish: Hejnums sn 
district: Bäls ting 
placement: Fastklamrad mot stödmurens västra sida. 
coordinates: 6398541:1668612 
original place?:  
new coords:  
RAÄ number:  
rune types:  
cross form:  
period/dating: M m 1200-t - 1300 
style group:  
inscriber:  
material/object: gravhäll, kalksten 
other:  
reference: S 51; Snædal 2002:129f 
image link: http://www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16000300028866  
rune text: ÷: gairuatr : af * norþrby : huilis hiar : ok * hans [*] husbroia : ruþiauþ : gerin uel * (o)k * biþin * firi * þaim * þaun u-ru * þet * sum * iʀ iarin * nu * ok * iʀ * uarþi(n) * þet * sum * þa=un * iaru * nu 
old west norse: Geirhvatr af Norðrbý/Norrbys hvílisk hér ok hans húsfreyja Hróðþjóð. Gerið vel ok biðið fyrir þeim. Þau v[á]ru þat sem ér eruð nú ok ér verðið þat sem þau eru nú. 
original language: GæiRhvatr af Norðrby/Norrbys hvilis hiar ok hans husfrøyia Hroðþiuð. Gærin vel ok biðin fyriR þæim. Þaun v[a]Ru þet sum iR eRin nu ok iR verðin þet sum þaun eRu nu. 
english: Geirhvatr of Norðrbýr/Norrbys rests here and his housewife Hróðthjóð. Be so kind and pray for them. They were that which you are now and you will become that which they are now.  
User-contributed fields:
references to women (MZ):  
magic category (CO):  
magic attitude (CO): neutral 
invocation to (DD):  
object (PC): grave-slab 
material (PC): stone, limestone 
object/material translation (PC): grave-slab, limestone 

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G 242, 1 (j1dpi)
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated