University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

"What In The World" 5 (ca. 1952)


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PRODUCER: WCAU TV (CBS, Philadelphia)

HOST: Dr. Froelich Rainey

PANELISTS:
-Dr. Carleton Coon - expert on the Middle East; anthropologist; winner of Viking Medal for psychical anthropology
-Dr. Schuyler Cammann - expert on the far East; author
-Jacques Lipschitz - sculptor

SHOTLIST:
Item#1
Wooden half man mask;(lower Yukon Valley) Alaska; used at ceremonial dances; collected in 1935 and said not to be much older than that; painted white with blue around the eyes (represent ghost)

Item#2
Marble sculpture; found in Northern Palestine; Hellenistic Period;

Item#3
Head piece made of reindeer antler and ivory of a mammoth; Siberia; mid 19th Century

Item#4
Wooden object; taboo sign; New Caledonia (island of Australia); late 19th century

Item#5
Goddess head; southern Iraq; 6th cent. BC; Neo-Babylonian Period

Item#6
Representations of a head (Aztec god) made of volcanic rock; Mexico, 15th century AD;
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