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
Konark Horse
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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