Runic inscription "The Sigurd Carving", Mora, Jäder, Södermanland, Sweden

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Where: Sundbyholm Ramsund 1, 635 08 Eskilstuna, Sweden

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When: 01 January 1928

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The Sigurd carving (Sö 101) on the Ramsund rock. Harald Faith-Ell and Elias Wessén is filling the carving with paint. The Viking Age carving depicts the Old Norse Sigurd saga, about the hero Sigurd who killed the dragon Fafner. The inscription says: "Sigrid , Alríkr's mother, Orm's daughter, made this bridge for the soul of Holmger, father of Sigröd, her husbandman".

Sigurdsristningen (Sö 101) på Ramsundsberget. Harald Faith-Ell och Elias Wessén målar upp upp ristningen. Den vikingatida runhällen visar bilder ur den fornnordiska Sigurdssagan, om hjälten Sigurd som dödade draken Fafner. Ristningen säger: "Sigrid gjorde denna bro, moder till Alrik, dotter till Orm, för Holmgers själ, fadern till Sigröd, sin make".

Parish (socken): Jäder
Province (landskap): Södermanland
Municipality (kommun): Eskilstuna
County (län): Södermanland

Photograph by: Harald Faith-Ell
Date: August 1928
Format: Print

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Owner: Swedish National Heritage Board
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