World’s oldest runestone found in Norway, archaeologists believe

A remarkable rock was found in a grave field west of Oslo recently. Known as a runestone, it’s the writing and the date that makes it special, and this one is really special because it may be the oldest example yet discovered of writing and the runic alphabet in Scandinavia. Get the full story on the discovery and the backstory on the runic alphabet from And of course, as the home of the Norsk Høstfest, we’re obligated to bring you this type of news.

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