This stone was found
around 1770 at a mount in a rocky area
from which the peasants had collected
stone. Later archaeological excavations
have shown a burial site with, among
other things, a rich woman's grave from
early Viking Age.
A large hanger entered partially below
the rune inscription shows that the
stone is recycled as the runestone.
Along the runes, a triskele (old solar
sign) and a newer solar sign/swastika is
Somewhere around Snoldelev near Roskilde
Present location: Nationalmuseet,
Frederiksholms Kanal 12, 1220 København
The stone is
granite and 124 centimetres high, 74
centimetres wide and 50
centimetres thick. It was made around
700 to 800.
"Gunnvalds stæinn, sonaR Hrōalds,
þulaR ā Salhaugum."
Translated: Gunnvaldr's stone,
Hróaldr's son, reciter of Salhaugar.