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Rune stones at Stenkumla church, Gotland, Sweden

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Rune stones at Stenkumla church, Gotland, Sweden

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Runestones (G 207, 208) at Stenkumla church on the island of Gotland. The inscription on runestone G 207 says: "Botmund and Botraiv and Gunnvat, they raised the stone ... farm and sat in the south with the skins (= traded fur). And he met his end at Ulvshale ... ". The inscription on runstone G 208 says: "Botmund and Botraiv and Gunnvat they raised this stone ... ...-hvatr(?), their father. May God and God's mother help his soul better than we could pray ...". Standing at the stones the photographer's daughter Miss Gunnel Hamner...Runstenar (Go 207, 208) vid Stenkumla kyrka. Inskriften på G 207 säger: "Botmund och Botraiv och Gunnvat, de reste stenen . . . gård och söderut drev skinnhandel (satt med skinn). Och han dog på Ulvshale . . . ". Inskriften på G 208 säger: "Botmund och Botraiv och Gunnvat (de) reste denna sten (efter) -vat(?), sin fader. Gud hjälpe hans själ och Guds moder bättre än vi kunna bedja ...". Vid stenarna står fotografens dotter fröken Gunnel Hamner. ..Parish (socken): Stenkumla.Province (landskap): Gotland.Municipality (kommun): Gotland.County (län): Gotland..Photograph by: J.W. Hamner.Date: 1923 .Format: Glass plate negative..: id=16001000540143 ( http://id=16001000540143 )

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