Israel 1999 Excavation of 1st Century AD Ship from Sea of Galilee

From Stamps of the World

  • Issue Date: 19th March 1999
  • two values incorporated in a miniature sheet
  • Designed by: Yitzhak Granot
  • Printed by: Israel Government Printer
  • Print Process: lithography
  • Perforations: 13 x 13
  • sheet format height 63mm x width 100mm
  • Note: issued in conjunction with Australia '99 Stamp Exhibition, Melbourne
3sh and 5sh

3sh reconstruction of the vessel
5sh remains of vessel after removal from mud

First Day Cover[edit]


cover depicts Galilee section of map by Christian van Adrichom of locations the 'Tribes of Israel'