<bron10.htm> [Bronze Age Text]
Three of the named vessels of a Bronze Age fleet depicted in
Petroglyphs at Lökeberget, Bohuslän, Sweden.
At the top is a 16-oar ship named R-M-N = Old Norse Orminn, "The Serpent."
The middle 16-oar ship, whose name in letters reads from right to left is given as D-R-S-L = Old Norse Drasil, "Steed."
The bottom 9-oar support ship is named M-GN-A N R-A = Old Norse Magnani-aera, "The Power of Nine Oarsmen." Nine was a number with magical power (Fell 1982).