The Sigurd carving (Sö 101) on Ramsundsberget in Södermanland is a Viking-era rune mound showing images from the Norse Sigurd saga, about the hero Sigurd who killed the dragon Fafner.
Sigurdsristningen (Sö 101) is a rock carving from the 11th century AD on Ramsundsberget between Jäders- and Sundby parishes, 12 km from Eskilstuna. The carving contains one of the earliest written records of the Old Norse name Sigrid.
The roast reads:
Sigrid made this bridge, mother of Alrik, daughter of Orm, for Holmger's soul, the father of Sigröd, her husband
The inscription, which is carved in Viking Age Swedish runes, reads:
siriþr : kiarþi : bur : þosi : muþiR : alriks : tutiR : urms : fur - salu : hulmkirs : faþur : sukruþar buata : sis
The story of Sigurd Fafnesbane is found in various forms throughout the Germanic world and was, as the stone shows, also well known in Sweden. The legend of Sigurd is part of the Nordic Völsungasagan
Coordinates: Latitude 59.44149429999999 | Longitude 16.63470989999996
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