Runic alphabets / Runes / Futhark
Norse Runes: Futhark Runic Alphabet - uthark is the name given to a group of runic alphabets. Norse runes were letters used in ancient Germanic languages before the Roman script was adopted. Futhark was used for a long period of time by various peoples to write various languages. Its earlier version is known as the Elder Futhark. Later variant is known as the Younger Futhark. The word Futhark is formed after the first six runes in the rune sequence. Learn more. #languages
Rune stone, Skråmsta, Uppland, Sweden
Rune stone (U 460) in Skråmsta. The inscription says: "Ingefast had the stone raised in memory of Olev, his father, and Öd in memory of her husband". Runsten (U 460) i Skråmsta. Ristningen säger: "Ingefast lät resa stenen efter Olev, sin fader, och Öd efter sin man". Parish (socken): Haga Province (landskap): Uppland Municipality (kommun): Sigtuna County (län): Stockholm Photograph by: Erik Brate Date: 1914 Format: Glass plate negative Persistent URL: www.kms.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-imag...