Aspa Runestones

Nyköping, Sweden

There are four runestones located at Aspa, which is about six kilometers north of Runtuna, where a road has passed a creek since prehistoric times. One of the stones is the oldest surviving native Scandinavian source that mentions the kingdom of Sweden beside the runestones DR 344 and DR 216. Another stone Sö 137 is raised in memory of a Viking who had spent time in the west.

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223, Nyköping, Sweden
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Sweden
Historical period: Viking Age (Sweden)

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