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Posted 05/17/2018   08:23 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add nethryk to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here is an image of a stamp depicting the portal and courtyard of the Beguinage of Diest, designed by Jef van Grieken (1950- ), engraved by Paul Huybrechts, and issued by Belgium on December 13, 1980 to promote tourism, Scott No. 1060, plus a photo of the entrance.

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The two low values of Singapore's 1991 "houses of Worship" set of 8 features the Hong San See Temple. The upper stamp shows a close-up view of the ornate column.

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Here is an image of a stamp depicting a herdsman carrying a kid while gesturing towards the Roman ruins of Sufetula near Sbeitla, containing the best preserved Roman forum temples in Tunisia, designed by Hatem El Mekki (1918-2003), engraved by Georges Bétemps (1921-1992), and issued by Morocco on October 24, 1959, Scott No. 363A.

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Jordan
Roman Ruins
December 28, 2015
Jerash is the site of the ruins of the Greco-Roman city of Gerasa. The city was founded by Alexander the Great and his general Perdiccas in 331 B.C. The city flourished until the mid-8th century C.E. The stamp shows a colonnaded street.

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Egypt
Dendera Temple Complex
November 19, 2017
Dendera Temple Complex is located about 60 km north of Luxor on the west bank of the Nile. The stamp shows the limestone columns at the entrance to Hathor Temple (380–362 B.C.).

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Egypt
World Tourism Day
September 27, 2016
The stamp depicts Trajan's Kiosk, a hypaethral temple located on Agilkia Island. This 15 by 20 meter kiosk is 16 meters high and has four by five columns that are topped by piers.

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