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  • Short Summary

    Item showing Pharaoh Tutankhamen's tomb near Luxor, Egypt.

  • Description

    Check canister number - two items share number.

    Film from the Valley of the Kings near Luxor; Egypt.

    Shot of square opening with iron gates in a rock wall. British navy men and two Egyptian men in Arab clothing with fez hats stand near this tomb.

    Pan on general area; huge rock hills with crevasses between; a tent on ground below; with several more Arab men sitting around. CU sailor standing at entrance to tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen; with grated gate.

    (The tomb was discovered intact in 1922; complete with masses of priceless Egyptian artefacts; many made of gold). 3 men stand looking down steep steps into opening. CU archaeologist Howard Carter.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2382.13
    Media URN:
    76164
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:34:00 / 01:17:32:00
    Canister:
    ON 284 M

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