Björketorp Runestone

Ronneby, Sweden

The Björketorp Runestone is part of a grave field which includes menhirs, both solitary and formingstone circles. It is one of the world's tallest runestones measuring 4.2 metres in height, and it forms an imposing sight together with two high uninscribed menhirs. The runes were made in the 6th or the 7th century and in Proto-Norse. It is found on two sides.

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Tvingvägen 9, Ronneby, Sweden
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Founded: 500-700 AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Sweden
Historical period: Migration Period (Sweden)

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Bela Toth (18 months ago)
Loved the place
Bela Toth (18 months ago)
Loved the place
Björn Gylling (2 years ago)
Amazing!
Björn Gylling (2 years ago)
Amazing!
Jason Bellis (2 years ago)
Beautiful rune-stone accompanied by two equally as large standing stones. Amazing to see in context in the landscape.
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