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Bildstenarna Buttle 42-1-2 - KMB - 16001000540787

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Bildstenarna Buttle 42-1-2 - KMB - 16001000540787

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Notera Av dokumentationsskäl har originalbeskrivningen från Riksantikvarieämbetet behållits. Tillrättalägganden och alternativa beskrivningar bör införas separat från nedanstående information.Felaktigheter kan även anmälas till denna sida.RAÄ-nummer Buttle 42:1 och Buttle 42:2. Bildstenar vid Änge.
Motiv: Buttle 42:1, Buttle 42:2
Nyckelord: Riksintressen

Kategori: Bildristning

More than four hundred picture stones are known today. All of the stones were probably erected as memorial stones, but only rarely beside graves. Some of them have been positioned where many people could see them at bridges and on roads. They mainly differ from runestones by presenting the message in pictures rather than runes. Some picture stones also have runic inscriptions, but they tell little more than to whom the stone was dedicated. Lacking textual explanations, the image stones are consequently difficult to interpret. Similar stones in Scotland are known as Pictish stones.

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1937
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Sswedish National Heritage Board
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