Pictures above - Reconstruction of
the original Gerlögs rune slab U 29
The daughter Inga let raise four rune stones
in the area Snåttsta as memory rune stones and inheritance
document. Along with Gerlögs large rune slab we have unique
knowledge of contemporary society, inheritance rules and the
woman's strong position in the Viking Age.
Free translation of Gerölgs runhäll, U
29, (The longest inscription in Uppland).
(left dragon's eye).
Runa (lost part of the stone, but probable
continuation in the right dragon's eye).
Germund got Gerlög as
a wife as maiden.
Before Germund drowned they had a son who died.
Gerlög now had Gudrik to husband.
He said.?. this.?. (a part of the stone is destroyed
here and runes are gone).
.. then they got children, but only one survived, a daughter
Ragnfast in Snåttsta got Inga as a wife, then he died and
later his son.
Inga now came to inherit from her son.
Then Inga get Eric to husband be before she died.
Gerlög now inherited everything after her daughter Inga, her
/ Torbjorn the rune poet carved.