saʀ : flu : aki : at : ub:salum

saʀ : flu : aki : at : ub:salum - Sjörupstenensaʀ : flu : aki : at : ub:salum - SjörupstenenSjörupstenenSjörupstenen

+ saksi : sati : stin : þasi : huftiʀ : osbiurn : sin : filago tu-as : sun : saʀ : flu : aki : at : ub:salum : an : ua : maþ : an : uabn : afþi

Saxi satti sten þæssi æftiʀ Æsbiorn, sin felaga, To[f]a/To[k]a sun. Saʀ flo ægi at Upsalum, æn wa mæþ han wapn hafþi

Saxi placed this stone in memory of Ásbjôrn Tófi’s/Tóki’s son, his partner. He did not flee at Uppsala, but carried on as long as he had a weapon

The Sjörup Stone (DR 279) was blown into 6 pieces in the late 1700s. The fragments were used as building material for a stone-valve bridge over a stream in Skivarp, 4 kilometers to the west. It had served as a pedestrian footbridge since the 1600s, moved there from its original place on a small mound nearby, that has long since been plowed over. 4 fragments were removed from the bridge in 1985, 1 fragment was left in place and copied instead due to of risk of collapse and 1 fragment was never found. 

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