• Short Summary

    IN THE COURSE OF RECENT ROAD REPAIRS IN AEOLOU STREET, ATHENS, GREECE, 15 GRAVES WERE DISCOVERED BELONGING TO THE CLASSICAL GREEK AND ROMAN PERIODS.

  • Description

    1.
    GTV ROAD WORKS IN AEOLOU STREET.
    0.05

    2.
    GTV TILT UP SHOWING ROAD WORKS.
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    3.
    SV WORKMEN DIGGING IN ROAD, CROWDS LOCKING ON.
    0.25

    4.
    STV TILT UP... WORKMEN IN TRENCH.
    0.32

    5.
    GV AEOLOU STREET, ROAD WORKS IN F/G.
    0.41

    6.
    SCU VASES AND OTHERS OBJECTS IN MUSEUM.
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    7.
    SCU DITTO.
    0.50

    8.
    SCU PLATES AND VASES.
    0.55



    Initials EHR/S/MGT/LW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: IN THE COURSE OF RECENT ROAD REPAIRS IN AEOLOU STREET, ATHENS, GREECE, 15 GRAVES WERE DISCOVERED BELONGING TO THE CLASSICAL GREEK AND ROMAN PERIODS.VERY IMPORTANT FINDS CAME TO LIGHT, DATING BACK TO THE 5TH CENTURY BEFORE THE BIRTH OF CHRIST.

    THEY COMPRISE POTTERY, VASES, STATUETTES AND EARRINGS; AND ARE IN EXCELLENT STATE OF PRESERVATION.THE MOST INTERESTING TO ARCHAEOLOGISTS IS A UNIQUE DECORATED PYX (BOX).

    NOW THE GOVERNMENT HAS ORDERED THE ROAD WORKS TO BE HALTED - AND SKILLED WORKERS ARE CAREFULLY SEARCHING THE AREA FOR FURTHER DISCOVERIES.THE UNEARTHED ANTIQUITIES ARE NOW IN THE FAMED ACROPOLIS MUSEUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACOFR7P128RHUWCB3JASD89YZB
    Media URN:
    VLVACOFR7P128RHUWCB3JASD89YZB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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