• Short Summary

    New artefacts excavated near the Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

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    Valley of the Kings, Egypt.

    GV. Valley of Kings, Egypt, on the excavation site. GV. Temple of Queen Hatshepsut (18th Dynasty), set in the mountainside. LV. Panning shot of three Egyptians walking in the temple Medinet Habu. Camera pans to show giant figures in stone standing beside huge pillars. SV. Stone figures. SV. Another stone effigy of a bird. GV. Egyptians hacking away at the ground during the excavations - several shots. SCU. Men brushing earth away from a piece of carved stone which they have just uncovered. SV. The men lifting piece of stone from the ground. SCU. More dusting of unearthed carvings. CU. Men brushing away the earth. SV. Two Egyptians lifting up large stone. LV. Egyptian pumping water with ancient pump. GV. Pumping on right of picture, the water seems to be flowing down channel towards the camera. CU. Egyptian worker. SCU. Men hacking at ground. LV. CU. Egyptian worker. LV. Pan, tourists being shown recently uncovered Avenue of Sphinxes. SV. Men hauling large rock on rollers up incline. LV. Tourists walking in the temple of Luxor, camera pans up huge pillars. SV. Carved pillars. SV. Carved stone work. Egyptian guide walks into picture followed by tourists. SV. Pan from Egyptian guide to the stone figure. GV. Stone figures which the tourists are looking at. LV. Sphinxes. GV. Temple of Luxor with huge stone figure standing in foreground. SV. Top half of the same figure.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:41:00 / 01:32:18:00

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