The Tune stone is an important runestone from about CE. It bears runes of the Elder Futhark in Proto-Norse. It was discovered in 1627 in the church yard wall in Tune, Østfold, Norway. Today it is housed in the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History in Oslo.
Germanic mythology gave great valor to the writing, which was runic. This knowledge was acquired with suffering. Odin, Father of the gods, suffered nine days of fasting and pain to reach this knowledge.
Arctic encounters between Norse and Natives infant cradle board