The Faborg Stone
   

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FAABORG

the runestone

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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
Snoldelev
Sønderby
Tryggevælde
Tårnborg
Vordingborg
JUTLAND
Öland, Sweden
ANCIENT STONES

The stone was found, as it was part of coastal defences around 2.5 km east-southeast of Faaborg port at Diernæs, where it has lain with rune side facing the water. The stone's original location is not known.

Found: Used at the coastline at Diernæs, Original location unknown.
Present location:
Faaborg Kulturhistoriske Museer, Banegårdspladsen 2 - 5600 Faaborg.

The stone is granite, and was probably carved as early as 700 to 900. It is 100 centimetres high, 32 to 50 centimetres wide and 42-45 centimetres thick.

The inscription "ĀslakR"
Translated: Áslakr (name).