Night at a Rune Stone
Stars of Big Dipper above a Rune Stone in Sweden. These are the stones with runic inscriptions dating from the early Middle Ages and have been used by Vikings. There are approximately 6,000 known rune stones in Scandinavia which 3,000 of them date from the tenth and eleventh centuries and have been found in Sweden. P-M Heden/Clearskies.se.