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This Israel 2006 National Stamp Exhibition souvenir sheet depicts 3rd Century Mosaic floor from an ancient church uncovered at Megiddo.
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Roman mosaic: Head of Medusa
Tunisia 1976
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This Vatican 1992 Holy Christmas stamp set depicts mosaics of Nativity scenes in Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome (c. 432-440 AD).



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These UPU Centenary commemorative stamps issued by Vatican in 1974 depict mosaic of Biblical stories: Noah's Ark (50L) and The land of milk and honey (90L).
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This Italy 1981 stamp commemorates bimillenary of the passing of ancient Roman poet Virgil (70-19 BC).
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Mosaics and Fresco from Pompeii, Italy, a set of three imperforate stamps, designed and engraved by Georges Bétemps and issued by Mali on January 21, 1974.

Vagrant musicians, mosaic by Dioscurides of Samos From Villa of Cicero, Pompeii:

Alexander the Great in the battle of Issus - Mosaic from house of the Faun, Pompeii:

Detail from "Heracles and young Telephus", the detail shows the Lydian Queen Omphale and a Satyr-boy or the god Pan holding a set of pipes – Fresco from Pompeii:

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This Austria 1984 Carinthian State Museum stamp features Dionysos Mosaic from the Thermae of Virunum, Austria (c. 45-50 AD).
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This Cyprus 1985 definitive stamp shows Roman mosaic Personification of Autumn from House of Dionyssos, Paphos.
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December 1, 1983
The stamp sheet features a Roman floor mosaic (ca. 2nd century AD) found in the town of Zliten, on the east coast of Leptis Magna.
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This Greek 5 drachma stamp (Sc #1525) of June 24, 1985 depicts Saints Demetrius and Methodius, both from Thessaloniki.

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Mosaics of the Paphos Archaeological Park - Cyprus, 1989

Paphos Archaeological Park contains the major part of the important ancient Greek and Roman City and is located in Paphos, southwest Cyprus. Its sites and monuments date from prehistoric times through the Middle Ages. Among the most significant remains so far discovered are four large and elaborate Roman villas: the House of Dionysos, the House of Aion, the House of Theseus and the House of Orpheus, all with superb preserved mosaic floors show Greek mythological figures. On December 29, 1989, Cyprus issued a set of 15 definitive stamps show the mosaics. Here they are:





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Here is the second group:




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...and the third and last group:





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Syria
6th December 2000
World Tourism Day



("cherubs in rowing boat and city")
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France
14th November 1981
2000th Death Anniversary of Virgil (poet)
Pastoral scene - 2nd century mosaic

designed and engraved - Eugène Lacaque
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