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Jamaica
Anti-Apartheid Year
December 11, 1978

The Negro Aroused statue on the Kingston waterfront is a large scale replica of Edna Manley's iconic sculpture of the same name. The sculpture was first exhibited in 1937. The current bronze statue was completed in 1991.


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Egypt
Save Abu Simbel
October 1, 1963
The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt. The stamp features two colossal statues of Rameses II in front of the Great Temple. The temple complex was constructed between ca. 1264 - 1244 B.C.


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Berlin (Germany)
Annual Meeting of the East Germany Cultural Council
August 6, 1957
The design features a life-size limestone statue of Ute von Ballenstedt (ca. 1000 - 1046) in the Naumburg Cathedral, Naumburg.

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Czechoslovakia
Centenary of the Death of K. H. Mácha
April 30, 1936
Karel Hynek Mácha (1810 – 1836) was a Czech romantic poet. His bronze statue is located in Petrín Hill Park in Prague. The statue depicts the young poet standing, one hand ready with pen and paper, while the other hand holds a clutch of flowers.


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United States
American Culture series
February 28, 2003
Wisdom is an Art Deco statue over the entrance to the main building of Rockefeller Center in New York City. It is one of the most notable works by Lee Lawrie (1877 - 1963), a prominent American architectural sculptor.

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Malaysia
Artifacts of National Heritage
April 11, 2011
The statue of Avalokitesvara was found in a tin mine at Bidor in Perak. The 93 cm tall bronze statue is dated to the 7th - 12th Century A.D., when the culture of the region was Hindu-Buddhist.


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House of Representatives
April 4, 1989
Car of History is an 1819 marble statue and clock by Carlo Franzoni (1789-1819). It portrays Clio, the muse representing history, who stands in the winged "Chariot of Time" with a clock.


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Austria
Providentia Fountain
June 20, 1947
Providentia Fountain was created between 1737 and 1739 by sculptor Georg Raphael Donner (1693 - 1742). This is one of his great Baroque masterpieces. It is situated in the Neuer Markt square in central Vienna. In the center of a granite fountain basin is a bronze statue of Providentia, with a large shield showing a Janus head.


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Pharaoh Khafre
June 15, 1970
Khafre, also known as Chephren, was the 4th Pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty of ancient Egypt. He was enthroned in ca. 2520 B.C. and reigned for ca. 26 years.
The stamp shows a life-size statue of Khafre made of Egyptian gneiss. The falcon, symbol of God Horus, is in a position of protection and guidance for the Pharaoh.

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Mexico
Cuauhtémoc Monument
September 16, 1915
Cuauhtémoc (ca. 1495 - 1525) was the Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan from 1520 to 1521, making him the last Aztec Emperor. The statue (1887) features Cuauhtémoc wearing ceremonial clothing with a penacho (plumed headdress) and holding a spear.


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