Thursday, July 16, 2015

Leptis Magna in Libya

Leptis Magna

This postcard is postmarked in 2010 with two reptile stamps that feature a snake and a turtle.

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Leptis Magna, also called Lpqy or Neapolis, was a prominent city of the Roman Empire. Its ruins are located in Al Khums, Libya, 130 km east of Tripoli, on the coast where the Wadi Lebda meets the sea. The site is one of the most spectacular and unspoiled Roman ruins in the Mediterranean.
Libya stamps featuring Reptiles - 1996
The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 

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