In 1977 Guernsey issued a set of 4 stamps showing local prehistoric monuments. Here is a menhir from the churchyard of the parish church of the village of Castel. The carving is thought to be a fertility symbol.
This 1977 Guernsey stamp shows a megalithic chambered tomb in the parish of St Saviour. NB for those who like curious linguistic facts, the people of St Saviour were called fouormillaons in the local patois, derived from Norman French.
The Gjantija temple complex, on the Maltese island of Gozo, on a 2009 stamp from Malta. The temples there are the oldest of Malta's megalithic temples. There are two temples, the older one dating back to around 3600 BC, making it probably the second oldest known religious building in the world (archaeologists believe the oldest is Göbekli Tepe in SE Anatolia).
A 1974 stamp from the French Territory of the Afars and Issas (now Djibouti) in the Horn of Africa, showing rock paintings of antelopes and giraffes at Balho. These are some of the most important rock paintings in Africa.
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