This is an image of one of Denmark's fabled "Jelling stones" large rocks which were engraved with runes from the 10th century. They are said to be the earliest written history of the country of Denmark, which is referred to for the very first time in any tangible record on this exact stone. The first, older stone (not pictured) was carved with runes by King Gorm the Old in honor of his wife, and the larger stone (pictured) was raised by his son, Harald Bluetooth, which records the history of his conversion of the Danes from paganism to Christianity.
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