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Friday Dragon: Runic Inscription

Runic inscription, Viby, Uppland, Sweden

Runic inscription (U 412) on boulder in Viby. The inscription says: “Sibbe had the runes carved in memory of Orökja, his father, and Tyre in memory of her husband.”
Runristning (U 412) på flyttblock i Viby. Ristningen säger: “Sibbe lät rista runorna efter Orökja, sin fader, och Tyre efter sin man.”
Parish (socken): Sankt Olof
Province (landskap): Uppland
Municipality (kommun): Sigtuna
County (län): Stockholm
Photograph by: Erik Brate
Date: 1915
Format: Glass plate negative
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From the Swedish National Heritage Board collection in Flickr Commons.