Jordan 2008 Quseir Amra (8th century Islamic Art site)

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue date: 15th November 2008
  • four values and a miniature sheet
  • Printed by:
  • Print process: lithography
  • Perforations: 14.25 x 14.25, or imperforate (miniature sheet)
  • stamp format height 35mm x width 45mm. Miniature sheet format height 70mm x width 90mm

Quseir Amra or Qasr Amra, 8th century Royal Retreat in eastern Jordan (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Frescoes[edit]


Islamic frescoes of 8th century (four values) or view of site (miniature sheet)
Notes. There was formerly a large Syrian (Umayyad Caliphate) castle on the site, of which there are no above-ground remains

Sheet stamps[edit]

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Miniature sheet[edit]

Miniature sheett