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1000 Year Old Hebrew Poem Hand-crafted Folk Art Sculpture Jerusalem Stone Slab For Sale
This is a Hand-crafted unique artwork signed by a Hebrew craftsmen.
Prayer for the Dew
hymn composed by great Rabbi Elezar Biribi ben Kalir אלעזר בן קליר (or Kallir, Killir) between 1000 & 1400
years ago, most probably in Israel (Kiryat-Sefer). Rabbi Elezar was one of the
earliest payyetanim. He signed his father’s name in acrostics. Over 200 of his
poems reached our time and many are included in Ashkenasi Mahzorim. Rabbi
Elezar also composed most of Kinot for Tisha B’Av. Some of his piyutim were
found in Cairo Geniza 100 years ago.
Verses of Rabbi Kalir's poem are on the border. Running deer, singing birds, floral ornaments & word "Tal"/ Dew on face.
Artist's labels on the back.
Executed in medieval Jewish Folk Art style.
Jerusalem Stone stella is hand engraved, grouted, colored & aged. Permanent colors etch deep into the stone. Will not fade or crumble.
17.5" x 9.5"
Weigh 6.5 lbs.
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1000 Year Old Hebrew Poem Hand-crafted Folk Art Sculpture Jerusalem Stone Slab: $1,000