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Las piedras de Jelling son unas estelas rúnicas que están ubicadas en esa ciudad del mismo nombre, en la península de Jutland en Dinamarca.

Jelling burial mounds and one of the runic stones are striking examples of pagan Nordic culture, while the other runic stone and the church illustrate the Christianisation of the Danish people towards the middle of the century

Anundshög, Badelunda, Västerås, Sweden. 59°37′50″N 16°38′41″Ö  The mound behind the runestone is the largest in Sweden, 9 meters high, 64-68 meters in diameter and carbon dated to 210-540 e.Kr .

Anundshög, Badelunda, Västerås, Sweden. 59°37′50″N 16°38′41″Ö The mound behind the runestone is the largest in Sweden, 9 meters high, 64-68 meters in diameter and carbon dated to 210-540 e.Kr .

Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland, Great Britain....Been there!  I waded in the North Sea.  If the tide comes in while you are on the island, you are stranded until the next low tide.

I waded in the North Sea. If the tide comes in while you are on the island, you are stranded until the next low tide.

The Tune stone is an important runestone from about 200–450 CE. It bears runes of the Elder Futhark, and the language is Proto-Norse. It was discovered in 1627 in the church yard wall of the church in Tune, Østfold, Norway. Today it is housed in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.

The Tune stone is an important runestone from about CE. It bears runes of the Elder Futhark in Proto-Norse. It was discovered in 1627 in the church yard wall in Tune, Østfold, Norway. Today it is housed in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.

Hammarby    Ketilgerðr had the stone cut in memory of Ôzurr, her husbandman; and Ulfr had (it) cut in memory of Bjôrn.      This rune stone was made by Œpir, along with about 40 others, like for instance U 104, U 287 and U 940.

Hammarby Ketilgerðr had the stone cut in memory of Ôzurr, her husbandman; and Ulfr had (it) cut in memory of Bjôrn. This rune stone was made by Œpir, along with about 40 others, like for instance U U 287 and U

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