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Rune stone, Grällsta, Västmanland, Sweden, Sverige

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Rune stone, Grällsta, Västmanland, Sweden, Sverige

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Runestone (Vs 27) in Grällsta. The inscription says: "Torbjörn and Ingefast had (the stone) raised in memory of Sigtorn, their father. He died on a voyage. Litle carved the runes."..Runsten (Vs 27) i Grällsta. Ristningen säger: "Torbjörn och Ingefast läto resa (stenen) efter Sigtorn, sin fader. Han blev död på utfärd. Litle ristade runorna." ..Parish (socken): Kila.Province (landskap): Västmanland.Municipality (kommun): Sala.County (län): Västmanland..Photograph by: Unknown.Date: c. 1900.Format: Glass plate negative..: id=16001000209364 ( http://id=16001000209364 )

Viking Runes (Norse Runes) were created in the Roman era to write the earliest forms of the Germanic language. They were eventually used by the Norse, Anglo-Saxons, and Germans. For over a thousand years, the runes evolved into writing styles that fit the needs of contemporary Germanic culture.

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