Archive for the ‘archeology’ Tag

#1232 Algeria 19/01/29

This nice cover from Algeria was sent by Abdelkrim, thank you! It was posted in Bordj El Bahri on January 29 and arrived on February 7, 2019.

The top left stamps depict the Fort Du Phare in Algier. The stamp below depicts a bird of the Serinus species. The middle stamps depicts the common dentex (Dentex dentex), and the right stamp depicts a part of the Mosaique Des Muses, which is hosted in the Archaeological Museum of Cherchell.

#1229 Portugal 19/06/17

António has sent this very nice cover from Portugal, thank you! It was posted in Porto on June 17 and arrived on June 21, 2019.

The stamps commemorate the Carlos Machado Museum, the archeological museum “Do Carmo” in Lisbon, and the geological museum in Lisbon.

#1044 Turkey 16/05/30

Turkey 160530Vural has sent this nice cover from Turkey, thank you! It was posted in Aydın on May 30 and arrived on June 10, 2016.

The left stamp is part of the 2015 EUROPA stamps, which were issued on May 9, 2015. The right stamp is part of the set “Anatolian Civilizations: Hittites“, which was issued on March 30, 2007.

#384 Sri Lanka 10/05/24

Thank you, Ravindra, for sending this beautiful cover from Sri Lanka! It was posted on May 24 and arrived on May 31, 2010.

The attached stamp set was issued on September 16, 2008. It depicts buildings and artefacts of the late Anuradhapura Era (6th to 10th centrury AD).

Algeria 08/12/18

algeria-081218Cover from Algeria, posted in Setif on January 18, 2008.

Ouari sent me this nice cover with four different stamps: The two bottom stamps are part of the bridges mini-sheet, which was issued on November 26, 2008. The top left stamp depicts a rock painting of a unicorn cow in Jabbaren in the Tassili N’Ajjer near Djanet.

The top right stamp was issued in 1993; it depicts the royal mausoleum of Mauretania in Tipaza.

Thank you for this nice cover!

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