• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Egypt. Pharaohs Used This Avenue".

    Avenue of the Sphinx, Egypt.

    GV The Temple of Karnak on the banks of the Nile. Nearer shot ditto. LV The pillars in the Hypostyle Hall. LV From top of the pillars. GV The Luxor Temple at one end of the Avenue of Sphinx. SV Arch with very clear inscriptions on it. GV The Temple of Karnak at the other end of the avenue. GV Pan. From the temple of Karnak along the avenue where men are still working digging out Sphinx. LV Abdel (or Mahmoud) Elzarik and an assistant uncovering a Sphinx. CU Elzarik brushes sand away. SV ditto. LV Men pushing carts loaded with sand away from the site. GV ditto. GV The avenue lined with Sphinx. LV ditto. SV Elzarik pointing to inscriptions on the side of a sphinx. CU ditto. CU Head of Sphinx. SV ditto. GV The Avenue of Sphinx.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1755.26
    Media URN:
    54360
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    13/04/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:02:00 / 01:51:50:00
    Canister:
    64/31

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