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Republic of Cyprus
28th March 1991
6th Century Mosaics from Kanakaria Church
Archangel

Christ Child

St.James

St.Matthew

Designer: Antis Ioannides
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Russian Federation
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mosaic from St. Sophia Cathedral in Kiev "Our Lady Oranta" - praying. Performed by Byzantine craftsmen in the 11th century


joint issue for the 2000 anniversary of Christianity Russia, Ukraine and Belarus




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This Luxembourg stamp issued in 1977 features Head of Medusa, a 3rd Century Roman mosaic from Diekirch.

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Tunisia
Antique Mosaic
February 28, 2003
The stamp set depicts Roman mosaics Spinner from Tabarka and Africa from El Jem.

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These Cyprus 1989 definitive stamps depict Roman mosaic from Paphos.
1c: Personification of Winter (3rd Century)
5c: Leda (4th Century)
7c: Apollo (4th Century)
15c: Cassiopeia (4th Century)

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Luxembourg
Roman Mosaic of Vichten
September 3, 2007
The stamp set depicts the mosaic of Vichten, dated from 240 AD, which shows in its main area the mythological and literary subject of the nine Muses: Clio (Muse of history), Euterpe (Muse of music and lyric poetry), Thalie (Muse of comedy), Melpomène (Muse of tragedy), Terpsichore (Muse of dance and dramatic choirs), Erato (Muse of love poetry), Polymnie (Muse of choir singing and harmony), Uranie (Muse of astronomy), Calliope (Muse of epic elegiac poetry), in the company of the prince of poets, Homer.





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The Triumph of Dionysus - Algeria, 1980

THe "Triumph of Dionysos" mosaic from Setif, Algeria shows a triumphal procession to celebrate the god's conquest of India. It shows Dionysus in a tiger-drawn chariot, surrounded by maenads and satyrs. Several exotic animals are depicted including tigers, elephants, camels, lion and the only known Roman period North African portrayal of a giraffe.



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Young Woman, 3rd century mosaic, Zipori, Israel
Israel - 1998
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Moscow metro stations are traditionally decorated with the best artists and designers. Many stations have mosaic decorations. One of the new stations "Maryina Roshcha"(Grove) stations is decorated with mosaics depicting a 15th-century church in honor of St. Tryphon


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Syrian Republic (Syria)
15th November 1947
First Arab Archeological Congress, Damascus

Mosaic at the Mosque of the Omayyades



designed - Paul Koroleff
printed - Imp Catholique
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Syrian Arab Republic (Syria)
1964
Definitives

Chahba, Thalassa, Mosaic


designed - Ishel
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Lebanon
20th November 1971
World Lebanese Union

"Europa" Mosaic, Byblos



designed - M Porada
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France
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"The abduction of Europe" (Byblos,Lebanon) on a french stamp from 1999
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Algeria
Roman Mosaics
April 21, 1977
The stamp set depicts 2nd Century Roman mosaics of the Four Seasons from Ain Beida near Timgad.



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Bignor Mosaic
The Roman villa at Bignor, West Sussex, discovered in 1811 during ploughing, has some of the finest preserved mosaics from Roman Britain. The mosaic featured on the stamp (issued on June 18th) depicts a female head usually identified as the Roman goddess Venus.
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