Fascinating Stamps – Archaeology Series

Between 15/08/1947 and 30/04/1951, number of stamps were issued by Indian Posts, called the Archaeology Series. They covered various temples, statues and structures across India. These stamps are simple and attractive compared to the present day stamps.

Ajanta Panel
Trimurti
Konark Horse
Bodhisatva
Natraj
Satrunjaya Jain Temple, Palitana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are a few archaeology stamps in a landscape mode.

Khandarya Mahadev Temple, Khajuraho
Golden Temple Amritsar
Gol Gumbad, Bijapur
Red Fort, New Delhi
Taj Mahal, Agra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Another set of archaeology stamps in the portrait mode.

Sanchi Stupa
Boghgaya Temple
Lingaraj Temple, Bhubaneswar
Qutab Minar, New Delhi
Lingaraj Temple, Bhubaneswar
Victory Tower, Chittorgarh

 

 

 

 

 

These stamps are to some extent still available in the market.

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