Harvest Tablet

November 2, 2016

Location:  Gezer Park, W 133rd Street and Mission Road, Leawood, KS

 

Owner:  City of Leawood

 

Artist:  Gadi Fraiman

 

Dates:  Dedicated October 20, 2009


Medium:  Limestone (sculpture), concrete (base)

 

Description:

AKA Gezer Tablet

 

This limestone sculpture on a concrete base is a reproduction of a planting calendar tablet excavated in Tel Gezer, Israel.  The original tablet is one of the oldest known examples of Hebrew writing and dates back to the 10th century BCE.  The reproduction was created by artist Gadi Fraiman as a gift from the Gezer people to the City of Leawood.  The tablet is displayed at the entrance to Gezer Park.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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