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  • Short Summary

    Labourers excavating tombs, the museum, various discoveries.

  • Description

    Jabal El-Calaah, Amman, Jordan.

    Documentation on file elaborates on historic discoveries and the official invitation from the Jordan Government to the British Parliament. The excavations indicate that Amman was inhabited 20 centuries before Christ.

    GV. Amman, camera pans until it rests on the place of the excavations. GV. of the excavations. Labourers excavating (from various angles). The discovered tomb (from above and various angles). GV. The tomb. Another tomb. GV. Excavations. Front view of the Museum where the pieces discovered inside the tombs are housed. Panning shot showing discoveries such as seals, pottery tools, marble tools and knives. Pottery tools discovered are shown by one of the employees of the Museum. Employees of the Museum handling the discoveries. Amman Airport. Hosts welcome British Parliamentary Delegates Hosts & guests walking from runway into reception room. Guests & hosts leaving the Airport.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2582.02
    Media URN:
    69455
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:15:00 / 01:09:26:00
    Canister:
    UN 3035 D

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