Egypt: Pharaoh's symbol
On this Egyptian stamp 1926-10 International Navigation Congress is pictured the galley ship of the Deir el Bahari temple.
Above the left cartouche the pharaoh's symbol NSWT BITY. The name in the cartouche is Hapshepsut, queen from 1495 till 1475 before Christ.
by Jan de Crom
taken from "The Postal Bee" 4/2007
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