The Tanberg runestones
The runestone was found on a field at the Tanberg farm in Ringerike Norway 1817. It is dated to approximately 1200. The measurements of the stone is Heigth=193 cm X Width=46 cm X depth=21 cm. The runes says Her hvilir Gudtorm Sleikir. Litla-gangdagadagr er artid hans. (Here rests Gudtorm Sleikir. Little-gangadagadagr (25th April) is his day of death.
The second Tanberg runestone was found in the same field between 1817-1823. L.D Klüwer painted the stone in 1823. It got lost before 1832. The stone is just a part of a larger runestone. The rest of the stone were never found. The runes says dan aftir Biarna brodur sinn (this after Bjarni his brother)
The third runestone was found in the same field in about the same time. Klüwer painted the stone in 1823, and it got lost shortly after. The stone is probably the upper part of a larger runestone. The lower part were never found. The runes says something about a father called Åleiv which is buried
in Toten. The way the runes are written dates this stone to the first half of the 11th century.
The fourth runestone was found at the same farm in the 1860's. It was then used as a load-bearing stone in a open fireplace at the farm. Later they used it as a step before it was sent to Oslo University. The runes are not translated. The stone also have a swastika and some stars. Olsen compares some of the runes with runes found at an inscription on a copper kettle from the Gokstad ship. The measurements of the stone is Heigth=179 cm X Width=23 cm X depth=16 cm.
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