Stamp commemorating the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens

This stamp commemorates the 2004 Athens Olympiad.The motto of the Games was ‘Welcome Home’ as Greece held its first Olympics in 1896. Greece’s importance in the Olympiad could be traced back to the times of the Ancient Olympic Games. Athletes from kingdoms in Ancient Greece and other city-states competed in sports such as athletics, combat and chariot racing.

Date/Period
13 August 2004
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Image size: 3.5 x 3.5 cm
Accession No.
2005-00031-004
Material
Paper
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Mr M Y Hui (for Deputy Director) (Philatelic & Stamps) Philatelic & Retail Marketing
Category
Stamps

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