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       A prayer engraved at Vanlös, Bohuslän, Sweden.  The text, interwoven among ships, reads:  M K-GH A-GH GH-L L W-K S-A-M-S-L, and might be understood as Old Norse Ma kuggeaga gul ol vik samslá = "May a gentle breeze drive our cogs and may we all reach harbor together."  A warrior figure that also appears was omitted as another engraver undoubtedly added it (Fell 1982).