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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Italy. Emperor Caligula's State Galley - raised after 1,700 years from bed of Lake Nemi, in remarkable state of preservation after 2 years incessant and delicate work, 31 million tons of water had to be drained away."

    Lake Nemi, Italy.

    Shots of archaeologists working on the remains of an ancient Roman wooden ship. Various shots of what appears to be the hull of the ship (this may be all that survived). More shots of historians at work preserving the historic ship.

    Men haul on rope to pull the ship up the slipway on a large wooden base.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    747.07
    Media URN:
    7899
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:34:00 / 01:09:55:00
    Canister:
    30/41

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