Runestone DR 68 - Højbjerg, DK
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N 56° 05.287 E 010° 13.410
32V E 576131 N 6216561
Quick Description: This is Runestone DR 68 in the Moesgaard Museum in Højbjerg.
Location: Denmark
Date Posted: 9/13/2021 4:39:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM14YN0
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
"DR 68, also known as Aarhus Stone 5, Aarhus 6 and Aarhus V, is from c. 970–1020 and was found in the foundation of the Church of Our Lady in Aarhus during a restoration in 1905. The stone has an inscription with ornamental spirals finishing the bottom lines on both sides combined with vegetative curls on the b side. The stone is of granite and measures 157 cm (62 in) by 55–67 cm (22–26 in) and the inscribed runes are 9.8–14.5 cm (3.9–5.7 in) tall.[5]

Inscription
Transcription [T]ósti ok Hófi ok þé? Frøbiorn résþu stén þannsi æfti? Assur Saksa, félaga sinn, harða góðan dræng. Sá? dó manna mæst[r] úníðing?, sá? átti skip með Arna.
Danish translation Toste og Hove rejste sammen med Frebjørn denne sten efter Asser Sakse, deres fælle, en meget god dreng. Han døde som den største unidding blandt mænd. Han ejede skib sammen med Arne.
English translation Tosti and Hofi and Freybjorn, they raised this stone in memory of Ozurr Saxon / Sword(-wielder), their partner, a very good boy. He died as the most unvillainous of men; he owned a ship with Arni.
The inscription is finished with a small cross."

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Runestone Type: Nordic

Parking or Additional Point: N 56° 05.170 E 010° 13.383

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