House Blessing Tiles. North Africa 19th-20th Century. Ceramic (Black)
Size of each tile: 4.3" x 4.3" / 11 x 11 cm
At the center of these four ceramic tiles is the Biblical inscription, "Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out." (Deuteronomy 28:6). Decorated with geometric and foliate patterns, each replica was cast from a mold of the original tile and hand painted.
This item comes with a certificate of authenticity of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Enclosed is a small description of its historical background in English and Hebrew.