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    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Marseilles, France. Archaeologist Fernane Benoit discovers antique treasures.

    Long shot of Marseilles harbour, pan down to excavations. Men digging. Long shot of the people examining old street. Close up shot of archaeologist Fernane Benoit handing up an old piece. Men at work on excavations. Close up shot of another find. The piece is handed to Mr Benoit, which he examines - it is a clay bowl. Close up shot of the hands turning the bowl over. This is the Gallo-Roman period pottery piece. Librarian examining the exhibits and handing them over to another man to be filed. Close up shot of the hands turning over another piece of pottery of the Gallo-Roman period. Close up shot of the revolving vase. Close up shots of statue of Aphrodite and Gorgone's head - 6th century B.C. Close up shot of Gorgone's head.

    Possibly connected with 48/24 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:22:00 / 01:21:11:00
    UNSO Reel 021 H
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    UNSO 021 H
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour
    archives Archaeology Archives Archaeology Archaeological Excavations
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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