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Puzzling Medieval Runes Found on Stone in Norway

December 7, 2017 - General
The engraved whetstone found in Oslo, Norway. Credit: Karen Langsholt Holmqvist/NIKU

A rare find of a stone bearing engravings of runes that date back to the Middle Ages has been unearthed recently at an excavation near Oslo. The relic is a whetstone which was a tool used for sharpening knives. Oddly, this one has some symbols cut into it which have been recognized as being runic.


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