Good footage of workers rebuilding of the Karnak Temple in Egypt.
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Reconstruction of the Karnak Temple. Egypt.
LS Karnak Temple ruins. LS Elevated Lorry driving up to Temple. MS Group of archaeologists discussing plan. CU Statue head. LS Elevated shot of scene. MS Group of native workmen levering stone. CU Feet walking over piece of stonework. CU A hand tracing on piece of stonework. LS Elevated shot of chain of workmen among ruins. LS Workmen hauling huge piece of stone up ramp on pulley.
MS Stone being hoisted onto building. CU Two men look as though they are carving stone. CU Pictures carved in stone. LS View down corridor of temple. MS Part of temple. LS Group of art students walking near one of the Pyramids. LS Elevated Students digging. MS Students having points explained to them. CU Man handling skull. LS Students entering pyramid.
LS Elevated they walk in corridors of pyramid. MS Man and girl students walking into chamber. MS Man and girl enter chamber. He explains points to her. CU Statues on wall of chamber. CU Girl feeling statues. MS Carving on wall. LS Elevated students excavating. MS A motor coach driving along with pyramid in background.
Cataloguer's note: German newsreel item.