Skarpsallingkarret at the National Museum of Denmark

For today’s “random stamp”, I chose one from Denmark — the second this month — which reflects my love of archaeology and earthenware pottery. In the early 1990’s, as a member of the Kansas Anthropological Society, I participated in the Kansas Archeology Training Program doing fieldwork near the Arkansas River in the southeastern portion of the state. I soon enrolled in pertinent courses at Johnson County Community … Continue reading Skarpsallingkarret at the National Museum of Denmark

Peru #378 (1938)

Peru #378 (1938)

The Republic of Peru (República del Perú in Spanish, Piruw Republika in Quechua or Piruw Suyu in Aymara) covers 496,225 square miles (1,285,216 km²) of western South America. It borders Ecuador and Colombia to the north, Brazil to the east, Bolivia to the southeast, Chile to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The Andes mountains run parallel to the Pacific Ocean; they define … Continue reading Peru #378 (1938)

México #948 (1963)

México #948 (1963)

The United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic located between latitudes 14° and 33°N, and longitudes 86° and 119°W in the southern portion of North America. Covering almost 761,606 square miles (1,972,550 square kilometers), México is the sixth largest country in the Americas by total area and the 13th largest independent nation in the world with 2,317 square miles (6,000 km²) of islands in … Continue reading México #948 (1963)

Macedonia #291 (2004)

Republic of Macedonia #291 (2004)

The Republic of Macedonia (Република Македонија — Republika Makedonija), is a country in the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. A landlocked country, it has borders with Kosovo to the northwest, Serbia to the north, Bulgaria to the east, Greece to the south, and Albania to the west. It constitutes approximately the northwestern third of the larger geographical region of Macedonia, which also comprises the neighboring … Continue reading Republic of Macedonia #291 (2004)