Rune stone U1161, L1944:3969 in Altuna parish
Also known as 'Altunastenen'
Photo of Rune stone U1161, 'Altunastenen', L1944:3969 in Altuna parish
Photo of Rune stone U1161, 'Altunastenen', L1944:3969 in Altuna parish
Rune inscription
Below is the English translation of this rune inscription.
"§A Véfastr, Folkaðr, Guðvarr(?) had the stone raised in memory of their father Holmfastr, (and in memory of) Arnfastr. §BP Both father and son were burned, and Balli (and) Freysteinn, of Hlífsteinn's retinue, carved. §BQ Both father and son were burned, and Balli (and) Freysteinn (and) Hlífsteinn (carved?)."
Geographic location of this rune stone
The (U1161) rune stone is located in Altuna parish in the Enköping municipality (Uppsala county). This is in southern Sweden.
Facts about this rune stone
Description Content
Object: Rune stone
Remnant ID: L1944:3969
Swedish National Heritage Board ID: Altuna 42:1
Swedish rune inscription ID: U1161
Trade mark: U 1161 $
Name: Altunastenen
Material type: Stone
Material: Granite
Runemaster: Frösten (S); Balle (S); Livsten (A) och okänd [Stille 1999b]
Current status: Confirmed on location
Damage status: Damage
Latitude: 59.819447
Longitude: 16.931553
County: Uppsala
Municipality: Enköping
Parish: Altuna
Location: Altuna kyrka
Swedish National Heritage Board information: https://pub.raa.se/visa/objekt/lamning/ea28d125-b610-4b2f-9b61-f2e17e6a11ee