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Belarus 2003 National Museum of History and Culture
Corded Ware culture encompasses a broad archaeological horizon of Europe between ca. 3000 and 2350 BC. The name highlights cord-like impressions and ornamentations on its pottery, which were created by pressing ropes onto the clay surfaces before firing.
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Georgia 2003 First European
Dmanisi hominins were a population of Early Pleistocene hominins whose fossils have been discovered at Dmanisi, Georgia. At the age of 1.85 to 1.77 million years old, they are the earliest well-dated hominin fossils in Eurasia. This species is intermediate between Homo habilis and Homo erectus.
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Azerbaijan 1997 Qobustan
Qobustan State Historical and Cultural Reserve is located 60 km southwest from Baku. This UNESCO World Heritage Site has more than 6,000 rock carvings dated between 20,000 and 5,000 BC. The carvings illustrates primitive men, ritual dances, animals, camel caravans, and pictures of the sun and stars.
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Azerbaijan 2019 Archeology of Nakhchivan
Gamigaya in the territory of Ordubad Rayon is one of the oldest human settlements in the world (ca. 4000 BC). There have been found about 1500 images of land animals, birds, fantastic beings, and also human, carriages, and various symbols on rock surfaces. Stone chipping, carving, and scrapping techniques were used to create these petroglyphs.

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Turkey 2019 Göbekli Tepe
Göbekli Tepe is located in the Germus mountains of south-eastern Anatolia. The site features round-oval and rectangular megalithic structures erected by hunter-gatherers in the Pre-Pottery Neolithic age between ca. 9600 and 8200 BC. Many of these limestone megaliths are richly decorated with abstract anthropomorphic figures and reliefs of wild animals. The site may be the oldest temple in the world.
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Syria 1988 Ebla International Symposium on Archaeology
Ebla Tablets are a collection of clay tablets, fragments, and small chips found in the ancient citadel of Ebla, 55 km southwest of Aleppo in northwestern Syria. These cuneiform tablets were written in both Sumerian and Eblaite and are dated to the period between ca. 2500 and 2250 BC.
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Cyprus 2007 Cyprus through the Ages
Choirokoitia (Khirokitia), occupied from ca. 7000 to 5000 BC, is a settlement of the Neolithic aceramic period in the eastern Mediterranean region. The village was surrounded by river and stone walls, and the round structures inside the village were built from mudbrick and stone with flat roofs.

Cyprus 1980 Definitive Issue
This stamp depicts a stone bowl from Khirokitia.
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Cyprus 1995 International Congress of Cypriot Studies
Pithos Hall is part of a building complex at Ayios Dhimitrios near the Kalavasos Village in southern Cyprus. This urban center is dated to the Late Cypriot II period (ca. 1450 to 1200 BC). The remains of over 50 massive olive oil storage jars (1.5 to 2 m in height) were recovered from this site.
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Northern Cyprus 1994 EUROPA - Discoveries and Inventions
Vrysi is a small Neolithic settlement near Kyrenia on the northern coast of Cyprus. The site, dated between 4600 and 3900 BC, consists of a group of stone huts on top of a 10 m sea cliff. The site holds the first evidence for pottery and textile production on the island.
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Northern Cyprus 1986 Archaeology
This partial stamp set features Cypriot pottery of Bronze Age and Neolithic Age.
10L: Terracotta ring-kernos (ca. 2300 to 1050 BC)
20L: Clay bottle with a bird figure (ca. 1600 BC)
50L: Clay jug (ca. 4000 BC)
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Cyprus 1980 Definitive Issue (partial set)
40M and 200M: The gold finger ring and bronze statue of Ingot God (ca. 1600 to 1200 BC) are from Enkomi, a center for copper smelting and trading in the Late Bronze Age.
100M: This terracotta jug (ca. 1500 to 1400 BC) is a Base Ring ware, a distinctive hand-made pottery from Late Bronze Age in Cyprus.
175M: This faience rhyton enamel came from the city-kingdom of Kition which was originally established in the 13th century BC
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Cyprus Definitive Issues (partial set)
These three stamps show examples of Cypriot crafts of the Late Bronze Age (ca. 1300 to 1200 BC)
1966: Bronze Ingot Bearer stand
1976: Bronze Wheeled stand
1976: Mycenaean Krater
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The first airmail set of Israel was issued on June 25, 1950. The stamps show birds in ancient Jewish artworks found in archaeological excavations:

5p.: A pair of pigeons taken from an ancient pottery lamp
30p.: Vulture, stone carving from Beth Shearim, 3nd century CE

40p.: Mosaic of Ostrich, Beth Alpha synagogue, 3rd century CE:
50p.: Dove, plaster carving, old Jewish ark

100p.: Vulture, stone engraving on old tomb, Maresha, 2nd century BCE
250p.: Dove of Noah Ark mosaic, Old synagogue of Jerash (today Jordan), 4-5th centuries CE:

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The Capsian culture was a Mesolithic and Neolithic culture centered in the Maghreb that lasted from about 8,000 to 2,700 BC. It was named after the town of Gafsa in Tunisia, which was known as Capsa in Roman times.

Tools from the stone age, issued by Tunisia on August 22, 1983:

- Human figure, Capsian culture
- Neolithic necklace
- Neolithic grinding wheel
- Animal petroglyph, Capsian culture, Gafsa
- Dolmen, Maktar, Tunisia
- Stone hand axe, Acheulean (the period of the main Lower Paleolithic culture), El-Mekta






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Rock Paintings of South-West Africa, issued for use in South West Africa on March 31, 1976:





FDC with commemorative postmark with same design as the 20c. stamp:

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