• Short Summary

    A series of archaeological finds has been made on the tiny italian island of Sant'Antioco, near Sardinia.

  • Description

    1.
    G.V. HILL BUILT ON RUINS OF PUNIC TEMPLE.


    2.
    S.T.V. MEN ENTERING TRENCH AND SMALL DERRICK IN FOREGROUND.


    3.
    S.V. DIGGING AWAY ROCKS AND STONE AT ENTRANCE TO TOMB.


    4.
    C.U. DITTO.


    5.
    S.T.V. LOOKING DOWN ON MEN REMOVING STONES FROM ENTRANCE.


    6.
    S.C.U. MEN REMOVING LARGE STONE FROM ENTRANCE OF TOMB.


    7.
    L.V. SHOWING SMALL DERRICK AND TRENCH LEADING DOWN TO ENTRANCE OF TOMB.


    8.
    C.U. MEN CLIMBING THROUGH ENTRANCE INTO TOMB.


    9.
    S.V. MEN CLIMBING THROUGH ENTRANCE INTO TOMB AND SORTING OUT ARTICLES IN TOMB.


    10.
    C.U. MEN SEARCHING IN TOMB.


    11.
    S.V. MEN SEARCHING IN TOMB. AND PICKING UP LARGE URN.


    12.
    S.C.U. MEN SEARCHING IN TOMB AND PICKING UP LARGE VASE.


    13.
    S.V. MAN PICKING UP ANOTHER ARTICLE.


    14.
    S.V. SHOWING VARIOUS VASES ETC. THAT HAVE BEEN SALVAGED FROM TOMB.




    Initials D.C./CW A.S./R.L.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A series of archaeological finds has been made on the tiny italian island of Sant'Antioco, near Sardinia.

    Archaeologists, digging in the ruins of a Punic temple, have found a number of interesting tombs.

    One tomb which has been opened, seen on film, contained at least 15 people.

    Finds are proving so valuable that the island's administrative council has decided to build a civic museum to house them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ONVR3X79IAQ1PT8IZ3PVEUO1
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ONVR3X79IAQ1PT8IZ3PVEUO1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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