The Alsted Stone
   

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ALSTED

the runestone

General Info
Map of Runes
The Runes
FALSTER
Sønder_Kirkeby
FYN
Bregninge F
Glavendrup
Faaborg
Nørre Nærå
Rønninge
LOLLAND
Brenninge L
Skovlænge
Sædinge
Tillitse
Tirsted
Tågerup
ZEALAND
Alsted
Eggeslevmagle
Fjenneslev
Flemløse 1
Flemløse 2
Gørlev 1
Gørlev 2
Kallerup
Sandby 2 (+1)
Sandby 3
Sønderby

The stone has, as long as it has been known, been in Alsted Church. At Worms time was the bricked-in to the porch. It was first mentioned in 1643.

Found: Alsted Kirke, Alstedvej 30, 4173 Fjenneslev
Present location: Alsted Kirke, Alstedvej 30, 4173 Fjenneslev

The stone is granite and 143 centimetres high and 75 centimetres wide. It was made around 1000 to 1050.

The inscription: "Ǣskæll satti s[t]ēna þessi æftiR Ǿstēn ok FlīR, brōður sinn, sun Ǿstē[n]s, Aðalmæ[r]ki/Aðalmǣki."
Translated: Áskell placed these stones in memory of Eysteinn and (in memory of) Flir Chiff-banner/Good-sword, his (Áskell's) brother, Eysteinn's son.