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Posted 09/20/2020   3:02 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
This Greece 1970 stamp depicts The Holy Spirit from the mosaic Pentecost in the Hosios Loukas monastery.
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Mosaic from Zeugma, Turkey, issued on July 5, 2005. Stamps show Achelous, Achilles going to war of Troy, Oceanus and Tethys and Maenad:




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Posted 11/28/2020   5:29 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Old Tunisian Mosaics, issued by Tunisia on February 16, 1976. Stamps show:
5, 10, 25 - different animals
60 - Head of Medusa
75 - Circus spectators (See comment below. Thanks 22crows)
100 - Virgil, Roman poet, wrote the epic Aeneid.






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Edited by LaoPhil - 11/29/2020 01:02 am
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According to the SG catalogue, the 75m stamp (SG 853) shows Circus spectators.
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Posted 01/31/2021   12:40 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
These Greece 1970 stamps depicts mosaic art- Angel of the Annunciation (20a) and Hunter (2D).
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Floor Mosaic, Masada, issued by Israel in 2007:
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Heracles shooting a Hydra-poisoned arrow into Nessus while he carrying Deianeira, mosaic from Hercules Villa, Budapest, engraved by Zombory Éva and issued by Hungary on September 16, 1978:
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Posted 04/10/2021   12:18 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
North Macedonia
Cultural Heritage
February 18, 2021
The stamp depicts peacock mosaic from Ruins of Stobi.
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Posted 06/05/2021   09:33 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KuoLC5310 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Spain
Archaeology
February 10, 2009
The stamp set depicts mosaic figures from Archaeology Park of Carranque and from House of Mitreo, Merida.
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Italy
World Equestrian Championships
October 2, 1998
The design shows Arch of Titus in Rome and mosaics of the Villa Romana del Casale in Sicily.
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Greece
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
February 3, 2022
Set of four, one stamp features a mid-Byzantine period mosaic of the Archangel Michael in the New Monastery, Chios
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Old Mosaics from Carthage, two stamps from the set "Save Carthage", designed by Hatem El-Mekki and issued by Tunisia on May 6, 1973:

Camel and Ostrich:

Allegorical figures representing "four seasons" on mosaic from Villa Dar Bu-Ammera:

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Posted 03/04/2022   12:27 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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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.


FDC of the set posted in June 2020 by KuoLC5310. Note the mosaic design on the commemorative postmark:
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Here is the hunter stamp issued by Greece on January 16, 1970 posted previously by KuoLC5310 on a Maxi card shows the complete mosaic of the Lion hunt from Pella, Greece.
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Posted 06/15/2022   1:49 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add LaoPhil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The following stamps show the Zodiac signs issued by Israel on February 27, 1961. I don't think they show real mosaics but the designer designed them in a shape of a mosaic, so I thought better I would post them here:



Here I scanned three of them in high resolution:


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