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Sign: Ramat David - Heritage Sites in Israel - "Shepherd David" statue


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234, Ramat David, Israel
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On the sign:
סמל המועצה לשימור אתרי מורשת בישראל
סמל קיבוץ רמת דוד
סמל משרד התרבות והספורט

פסל "דוד הרועה"
הפסל דוד פולוס החל לפסל את הפסל הזה בשנת 1936 וסיים את עבודת הפיסול בשנת 1938.
שמו של הקיבוץ "רמת-דוד", על שמו של ראש ממשלת אנגליה דוד לויד ג’ורג, השפיע על פולוס ליצור פסל בדמותו של דוד הרועה התנכי, כשהוא פורט על נבל והרומח בידו.
בחגיגות ה-80 לרמת-דוד, שנת 2006, שופץ הפסל ע"י האמנים דודו ידידיה-מור וסרגיי איבצנקו.
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The sign shape is rectangular but its head is designed according to the silhouette of the old building of the Gymnasia Herzliya, which serves as a logo of the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel

The sculpture was photographed that day Click for a larger image


Translation of the text on the sign:
Symbol of the Council for the Preservation of Israeli Heritage Sites
Emblem of Kibbutz Ramat David
Symbol of the Ministry of Culture and Sports

"Shepherd David" statue
The sculptor David Polus began sculpting this sculpture in 1936 and completed his sculptural work in 1938.
The name of the kibbutz "Ramat-David", after the name of the Prime Minister of England David Lloyd George, influenced Polus to create a statue in the image of the biblical shepherd David, with a harp and a spear in his hand.
In celebration of the 80th anniversary of Ramat David, 2006, the sculpture was renovated by the artists Dudu Yedidya-Moore and Sergei Ivtsenko.



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