Viking Rune Stone (Sanda, Sweden)

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Emma Groeneveld
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published on 01 November 2017
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Top part of a rune stone found at Sanda, Gotland, Sweden, dating to the Viking Age, thought to depict Odin, Thor and Freyr. The runic inscription reads: 'Rodvisl and Farbjörn and Gunbjörn' (The Swedish History Museum/Historiska Museet, Stockholm).

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Emma Groeneveld
Emma has studied History & Ancient History. During her Master's she focused on Herodotus as well as the juicy politics of ancient courts, but more recently she has been immersing herself in everything prehistoric. She both writes and edits for AHE.

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Groeneveld, E. (2017, November 01). Viking Rune Stone (Sanda, Sweden). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7514/

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