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  • Short Summary

    Archaeologist Fernane Benoit discovers antique treasures in Marseilles.

  • Description

    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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    Film ID:
    1516.21
    Media URN:
    59650
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:22:00 / 01:21:11:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 021 H

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