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"What in the World?" #5 (1952 circa)


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Film Id:F16-4004
Film Description:Film Print of CBS-broadcasted television program, filmed at WCAU TV Studios.
"What in the World was the Museum's popular weekly half-hour television program which was first seen in 1951 and which ran for 14 years." 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)

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Marble sculpture; found in Besan, Palestine; [current day Gaza]. Hellenistic Period;

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

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

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

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

Video Category:Produced Film
Topics:Game shows, Archaeology, Artifacts, Artifact identification, Rainey, Froelich, Cammann, Schuyler, Lipschitz, Jacques, Coon, Carleton
Tags: Archaeology | Artifact identification | Artifacts | Cammann, Schuyler V. | Coon, Carleton S. | Game shows | Lipschitz, Jacques | Rainey, Froelich
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