Runic inscription in Granby, Orkesta, Uppland, Sweden

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Where: Orkesta-Granby 5, 186 94 Vallentuna, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1927

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Rock with a runic inscription (U 337) in Granby, Orkesta. The inscription says: "Häming and Själve and Johan they have cut (the stone) in memory of their father Finnvid and Vargas and Ragnfrid and their mother, and in memory of Ingegärd and in memory of Kalv and Gärdar and ... He alone owned all at first. These were their kinsmen. May God help their spirits. Visäte carved these runes

Runristning "Granbyhällen" på berghäll (U 337) i Granby, Orkesta. Ristningen säger: "Häming och Själve och Johan de låter hugga efter sin fader Finnvid, och Vargas och Ragnfrid, och [efter] sin moder, och efter Ingegärd och efter Kalv och Gärdar och ... Han ägde ensam allt först. Det var deras fränder. Gud hjälpe deras ande. Visäte ristade dessa runor".

Parish (socken): Orkesta
Province (landskap): Uppland
Municipality (kommun): Vallentuna
County (län): Stockholm

Photograph by: Berit Wallenberg
Date: 08.05.1927
Format: Film negative

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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    • 21/Apr/2016 20:17:44

    Hello Anna! I'm interested in rune stones curved in stones, could you recomend a good book witn many pictures on this topic Thank you in advance

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 22/Apr/2016 08:27:55

    [] Hi ! We recommend this book: It is not for sale any more in bookshops, but you may find it in second-hand bookshops on the Internet. (Or perhaps at some library outside Sweden as well.) /Anna B.

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    • 22/Apr/2016 09:05:29

    [] thank you Anna!

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    Swedish National Heritage Board

    • 22/Apr/2016 12:22:01

    [] My pleasure! :) And good luck in finding the book. /Anna