Egypt 2010 Archaeology. Canopic Jar of 18th Century BC

From Stamps of the World
  • Issue date: 8th October 2010
  • one value in a sheetlet of six (four stamps and two labels)
  • Design: Karol Felix
  • Printer: Postal Printer, Cairo
  • Print process: lithography
  • stamp format height 50mm x width 31mm. Sheetlet format height 165mm x width 122mm
  • Perforations: 13.1 x 12.75

Canopic Jar from National Museum (Bratislava, Slovakia)

  • Joint issue with Slovakia

E£2.5 ~ alabaster canopic jar originally collected in Egypt by Dr Daniel Schimko, now in the Slovakian National Museum in Bratislava. The jar has hieroglyphic inscriptions indicating its ownership by Kenamon, a King's scribe.
Sheetlet: four copies of E£2.5 stamp, and two labels depicting relief head of a Pharoah. Joint issue with Slovak Posts (sheetlet border has inscriptions in Slovak and in Arabic)

Sheet stamp