• Short Summary

    Packers from a specialist London firm were on Sunday (16 Jan packing the Tutankhamen treasures at Cairo museum for airlift to London, where they will be shown in a six-month exhibition at the British Museum.

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    SV PAN tourists walking round exhibition ZOOM IN TO mask of King Tutankhamen
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    2.
    SV Coffin of Tutankhamen
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    3.
    SV Tourists look at exhibits
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    4.
    SV Throne on display (2 shots)
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    5.
    SV Statue of Tutankhamen in glass case
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    6.
    SV London shipping agents packing art treasures into case
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    7.
    SV Wooden crates ready for dispatch (3 shots)
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    8.
    SV Cover being placed on crate
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Packers from a specialist London firm were on Sunday (16 Jan packing the Tutankhamen treasures at Cairo museum for airlift to London, where they will be shown in a six-month exhibition at the British Museum.

    The treasures from the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen, famous because they were found intact, were discovered 50 years ago by a British expedition to Luxor, Upper Egypt.

    The London exhibition is due to be opened by Queen Elizabeth on March 29th.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD4LDKJYQLIDH2VIVP5B90KPEZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAD4LDKJYQLIDH2VIVP5B90KPEZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/01/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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