Archaeology Archives

Thebes AKA Thebes - The Modern Alladin's Cave

Thebes AKA Thebes - The Modern Alladin's Cave (1922)

Thebes ancient Egyptian tomb is discovered by Howard Carter, Egypt.

Thebes AKA Thebes - The Modern Aladdin's Cave

Thebes AKA Thebes - The Modern Aladdin's Cave (1922)

Thebes ancient Egyptian tomb is discovered by Howard Carter, Egypt.

Tutankhamen's Tomb

Tutankhamen's Tomb (1922)

Item showing Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb near Luxor, Egypt.

Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun (1963)

The wonders of Egypt - Tutankhamun's tomb, the Valley of the Kings, the Pyramids etc.

Tutankhamen Exhibition In Paris

Tutankhamen Exhibition In Paris (1967)

Tutankhamen exhibition brought from Egypt to Paris.

Tutankhamun Exhibition

Tutankhamun Exhibition (1970)

Shots of material from exhibition of Ancient Egyptian artefacts.

The Nile

The Nile (1919)

An early travelogue showing boats and life by the Nile and famous historical sites.

Perhaps!  - A Little Fashion Fantasy

Perhaps! - A Little Fashion Fantasy

Great animation showing the influence the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb has had on fashion.

Luxor At Wembley

Luxor At Wembley (1924)

A sneak preview of replicas of Egyptian artefacts for the British Empire Exhibition.

New Treasures Of The Pharaohs Discovered

New Treasures Of The Pharaohs Discovered (1949)

Egyptians at new excavation of unknown Sphinx, articles at Cairo museum.

Section From Review Of 1923

Section From Review Of 1923 (1923)

Shots of antiquities from Tutankhamun

Schoolwork At The Pyramids

Schoolwork At The Pyramids (1949)

Students of archaeology at Cairo University learn about the pyramids on site.

Pharaohs Used This Avenue

Pharaohs Used This Avenue (1964)

An archaeological discovery - the Avenue of the Sphinx - is found in Egypt.

Princess's Tomb Opened 4000 Years Old

Princess's Tomb Opened 4000 Years Old (1956)

Crowd at excavation site, pan along ornaments discovered.

Cleaning Up The Sphinx

Cleaning Up The Sphinx (1931)

Hundreds of Egyptian workers clean sand away from the base of the Sphinx.

Egypt - 6,000 Year Old Statue Moved

Egypt - 6,000 Year Old Statue Moved (1955)

A massive 6000 year old statue of Ramses II is moved to the centre of Cairo.

Reconstructing Temple Of Karnak

Reconstructing Temple Of Karnak (1949)

American newsreel item showing reconstruction of temple in Egypt.

Reconstruction Of The Karnak Temple

Reconstruction Of The Karnak Temple (1949)

Good footage of workers rebuilding of the Karnak Temple in Egypt.

Excavations At Thebes: Egypt

Excavations At Thebes: Egypt (1964)

Archaeologists excavating the site of the Avenue of the Sphinxes at Thebes in Egypt.

Temples To Be Moved AKA Salvage Of Egyptian Temples

Temples To Be Moved AKA Salvage Of Egyptian Temples (1964)

Ancient Egyptian temples at Abu Simbel, near Aswan. are moved to avoid them being flooded.

Crown Prince Of Italy

Crown Prince Of Italy (1928)

Prince Umberto of Italy visits newly discovered ruins in Sakkara, Egypt.

King And Queen Of The Belgians

King And Queen Of The Belgians (1930)

King Albert I of Belgium and his Queen visit King Fuad of Egypt and see the pyramids.

New Light On The Pharaohs

New Light On The Pharaohs (1957)

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

News Flashes - Egypt - Howard Jones

News Flashes - Egypt - Howard Jones (1955)

Runaway schoolboy Howard Jones enjoys his visit to Egypt.

Temple On Nile To Be Saved

Temple On Nile To Be Saved (1964)

Surveyors and engineers measure Abu Simbel temple.

Thebes

Thebes (1964)

A tour round ancient Egypt including the sun god's temple at Luxor and the statue of Rameses.

Cadbury Hill Dig

Cadbury Hill Dig (1970)

Good shots of people working on the archaeological dig / excavation.

Nonsuch Palace

Nonsuch Palace (1959)

Young people are seen at work on an archaeology dig on the site of Henry VIII's Nonsuch Palace.

Mudlarks

Mudlarks (1962)

A group of archaeology enthusiasts look for buried treasure on the muddy shores of the Thames.

Tudor Remains Found In Whitehall

Tudor Remains Found In Whitehall (1961)

Remains of Tudor entertainment hall found at the Treasury in London.

Roman Ruins

Roman Ruins (1968)

At Fishbourne near Chichester, remains of a Roman Palace were found and exhibited.

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 712 - Roman Ruins, We Love Lepidoptera, Space Age Latin Lesson

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 712 - Roman Ruins, We Love Lepidoptera, Space Age Latin Lesson (1968)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 712.

Somersets Roman Relics AKA Somerset's Roman Relics

Somersets Roman Relics AKA Somerset's Roman Relics (1946)

Archaeologists unearth a Roman villa with mosaic floor at Low Ham in Somerset.

Roman Temple In The City AKA Roman Temple In London

Roman Temple In The City AKA Roman Temple In London (1954)

Discovery of a Roman Temple in the City halts building plans for a week.

Roman Mosaic Found In Back Garden

Roman Mosaic Found In Back Garden (1968)

Roman mosaic found in back garden of a house in Cirencester.

Swinging Britain Neg

Swinging Britain Neg (1967)

Britain swings like crazy as stories are gathered for the first issue of groovy new magazine 'Intro' (neg version - see note in description).

Mithras

Mithras (1954)

Item showing relics gathered from the excavation of a Roman temple to god Mithras. London.

Excavation

Excavation (1957)

An item about volunteers who are excavating the site of a Roman town before it is made into a new road.

Lake Como Archaeological Finds

Lake Como Archaeological Finds (1969)

New archaeological finds at Lake Como, Italy.

Archaeological Excavations In Italy

Archaeological Excavations In Italy (1958)

Excavation in progress, masonry and part of a wall which has been found.

New Discoveries In Rome

New Discoveries In Rome (1948)

Italian newsreel item showing new archaeological discoveries in Rome.

King Gustav Of Sweden In Italy For Archaeological Holiday

King Gustav Of Sweden In Italy For Archaeological Holiday (1957)

King Gustav talking to party of archaeologists and journalists, Gustav scraping stones, Italy.

Archaeological Remains In Sardinia

Archaeological Remains In Sardinia (1958)

Professor Pesu visiting area of Tharros excavations, labourers excavating.

Twilight Of The Gods

Twilight Of The Gods (1933)

Footage of the excavation sight of the Temples of Paestum, Italy.

Etruscan Painting Found In Caves

Etruscan Painting Found In Caves (1958)

Ancient cave paintings found in Italy.

Archaeologists Tour Sardinia

Archaeologists Tour Sardinia (1957)

British archaeologists take a tour of Sardinia. Italy.

"They Builded Well In Those Days" (1929)

Benito Mussolini inspects the excavated site of the "Market of Trajan", Rome, Italy.

Fly Over Ancient Roman City On The Tiber

Fly Over Ancient Roman City On The Tiber

Aerial shots of the ruined city of Ostia.

Ancient Excavations

Ancient Excavations (1957)

New findings at Herculaneum, Roman town buried in Vesuvius eruption.

Paestum Museum

Paestum Museum (1952)

Excavations take place near ancient Paestum Temple. Southern Italy.

Brighter Rome

Brighter Rome (1930)

Great coverage of men cleaning statues in the heart of Rome.

Paestum Excavations

Paestum Excavations (1957)

Excavations takes place in ancient town of Paestum. Italy.

The Past Arises!

The Past Arises! (1935)

Archaeologists uncover the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum in Italy.

Out Of The Past!

Out Of The Past! (1938)

Ruins of a Roman palace on the Isle of Capri, Italy.

Des Cesars Romains - A Mussolini  AKA Mussolini Inspects Building Site, Rome 1932

Des Cesars Romains - A Mussolini AKA Mussolini Inspects Building Site, Rome 1932 (1932)

Mussolini inspects an ancient site in Rome.

The Glory That Was Rome

The Glory That Was Rome (1927)

Sir Rowland Blades visits Ostia.

King Of Italy

King Of Italy (1927)

The King of Italy visits the excavations at Pompeii.

Excavation At Pompeii

Excavation At Pompeii (1948)

Newly discovered old Roman house at Pompeii, Italy.

Cineviews In Brief No. 6

Cineviews In Brief No. 6 (1936)

Cineviews in Brief - excavations in Leptis Magna and Pompeii; a dam and flooded village in Moravia; and an ancient sword dance in Austria.

Floodlights On History!

Floodlights On History! (1939)

Good shots of Vesuvius erupting and floodlit ruins of Pompeii.

Pompeii - The Relic Of A Great Calamity

Pompeii - The Relic Of A Great Calamity

Various shots of Pompeii - empty streets, ruins, deserted buildings.

Pilgrims Visit Pompeii

Pilgrims Visit Pompeii (1949)

Pilgrimage to Pompeii, Italy.

Archaeological Digs In Swamps Of Surinam

Archaeological Digs In Swamps Of Surinam (1958)

Archaeological dig underway in coastal swamps of Surinam.

Archaeological Research

Archaeological Research (1967)

Archaeologists at work on 14th. century remains beneath the Bratislava Castle.

Aztec Pyramid Uncovered In Mexico

Aztec Pyramid Uncovered In Mexico (1961)

Archaeological breakthrough in Mexico. Good quality throughout.

Old Buildings Preserved During Modernisation - Budapest AKA Budapest: Preserving Old Buildings

Old Buildings Preserved During Modernisation - Budapest AKA Budapest: Preserving Old Buildings (1964)

Modern housing apartments built on and around Budapest's Roman foundations.

Masada - The Last Stand Of The Zealots

Masada - The Last Stand Of The Zealots (1967)

Item showing the rock fortress of Masada and relics of the Jewish Zealots uncovered there.

Inca Child's Body Found

Inca Child's Body Found (1954)

The body of Inca child is found in Andes - perfectly preserved.

Roman City Unearthed

Roman City Unearthed (1962)

More signs of the Roman occupation of Jordan are unearthed by archaeologists.

Looking Into The Past In Czech Town

Looking Into The Past In Czech Town (1964)

German tourists come to a Czech town to visit ancient relics.

Cave Dwellers Of Petra

Cave Dwellers Of Petra (1966)

A look around remarkable temples carved into sandstone cliffs in Jordan.

Historic Biblical Discoveries

Historic Biblical Discoveries (1958)

Historic biblical discoveries at Amman.

Marseilles Unearths Its Past

Marseilles Unearths Its Past (1948)

Archaeologist Fernane Benoit discovers antique treasures in Marseilles, France.

Ruins Uncovered In Argentina

Ruins Uncovered In Argentina (1969)

Monuments of the old Indian civilisation are discovered in Pucara, Argentina.

With The King Of Italy In Tripolitania

With The King Of Italy In Tripolitania (1928)

King Emmanuel of Italy visits the excavated Roman ruins at Leptis Magna, Africa.

Marseilles Unearths Its Past

Marseilles Unearths Its Past (1948)

Archaeologist Fernane Benoit discovers antique treasures in Marseilles.

Professor Hrozny At Work + Home

Professor Hrozny At Work + Home (1949)

Czech archaeologist / scientist Professor Hrozny at work and home.

Buddhist Temples And Ruins

Buddhist Temples And Ruins (1963)

Buddhist temples and ruins in Ceylon

Ancient Cellars Discovered

Ancient Cellars Discovered (1969)

Ancient catacombs discovered in Pecs during construction work. Hungary.

Cuts / Out Takes For Cp 550 - Cyprus - Reel 2 Of 4

Cuts / Out Takes For Cp 550 - Cyprus - Reel 2 Of 4 (1965)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for stories featured in CP 550.

Cuts / Out Takes From Cp 666 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Morocco  AKA Moroccan Fantasia  And Cp 665 - Wildfowl Trust ?

Cuts / Out Takes From Cp 666 - Reel 1 Of 2 - Morocco AKA Moroccan Fantasia And Cp 665 - Wildfowl Trust ? (1967)

Out takes (cuts, rushes) for stories featured in CP 666 and CP 665.

Prehistoric Art

Prehistoric Art (1932)

Footage the art work ancient civilisation in the United States of America.

Historic Discoveries - Amman

Historic Discoveries - Amman (1958)

Labourers excavating tombs, the museum, various discoveries.

American Archaeologists In Amman

American Archaeologists In Amman (1964)

American archaeologists excavating and researching in Jordan.

Khruschev In Hungary + Trip On River Danube

Khruschev In Hungary + Trip On River Danube (1959)

Nikita Khruschev arrives in Hungary, takes trip on Danube and inspects archaeological site.

Trip To Carthago's Ruins - Tunisia

Trip To Carthago's Ruins - Tunisia (1966)

Ruins at Carthago and some treasures on display.

Bolivia Ruins

Bolivia Ruins (1966)

UNESCO investigates 3,000 year old ruins in Bolivia.

Tunisia

Tunisia (1970)

Colour travel item showing various places in Tunisia.

Cyprus

Cyprus (1965)

Travelogue of Cyprus, contrast of a war torn country and a holiday destination.

Gunboat

Gunboat "Nancy" Found In Canada (1925)

Remains of ship "Nancy" which sank in 1814 are found in Canada.

After Nearly 2,000 Years - Sound Version

After Nearly 2,000 Years - Sound Version

The Second of Emperor Caligula's state galley's is found in the mud of an Italian lake.

Emperor Caligula's State Galley

Emperor Caligula's State Galley (1930)

Italian archaeologists raise the wreck of an ancient Roman ship from Lake Nemi.

Roman Ship Dug Up In Thames

Roman Ship Dug Up In Thames (1963)

Roman Ship uncovered in the River Thames, London

Spanish Galleon May Reveal Lost Treasures

Spanish Galleon May Reveal Lost Treasures (1950)

The Navy hope to salvage treasure from a sunken Spanish Galleon in Tobermory Harbour.

Underwater Cameraman

Underwater Cameraman (1950)

Deep-sea diver investigates wreck of destroyer off Malta.

Salvaging Ships

Salvaging Ships (1947)

Item showing ships being drained and salvaged.

Deep Sea Diver Breaking Wrecked Ships

Deep Sea Diver Breaking Wrecked Ships (1946)

Divers break wrecked ships in parts so they can be salvaged.

Diving On A Wreck

Diving On A Wreck (1951)

Underwater footage of wrecked ship in Malta Harbour - from NP 296.

Entry Into Barche & Cirene

Entry Into Barche & Cirene (1941)

British troops get warm welcome as they enter Libyan towns.

Exhibition Of Surgery Through The Ages AKA Exhibition Of Surgical Instruments

Exhibition Of Surgery Through The Ages AKA Exhibition Of Surgical Instruments (1948)

Historical exhibition of surgery items, instruments and techniques.

The Dead Sea Scrolls

The Dead Sea Scrolls (1965)

Dead Sea Scrolls exhibited at British Museum, London.

The Israel Museum - Jerusalem

The Israel Museum - Jerusalem (1965)

The Israel Elal Museum in Jerusalem.

Funeral Of Queen Elisabeth Of The Belgians

Funeral Of Queen Elisabeth Of The Belgians (1965)

Funeral service and flashback through the life of Queen Elisabeth of the Belgians.

Sphinx

Sphinx (1930)

Views of the Sphinx in Egypt.

Egypt - 1932

Egypt - 1932 (1932)

Various views of ruined antiquities in Egypt.

Nile Steamer

Nile Steamer (1964)

A steamer sails up the river Nile to show various ancient temples and statues in Egypt.