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Cyclist saves ancient rune stone from being crushed

An entirely different runestone. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Published: 16.Aug.2018 07:33 hrs

A passing cyclist has saved a thousand-year-old rune stone from being crushed into tiny pieces, after spotting it by the side of a cycle path being built near Sweden’s Lake Mälaren.

The rune stone was discovered when a digger hit something hard while clearing the way for the cycle path last Thursday, but the construction team didn’t see anything special about it. So they began to make plans to solve the "problem" by crushing the stone. 
 
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