University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

"Secrets of the Maya Temple" (1959)


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Film Id:F16-4006
Film Description:Film Print of television pilot featuring Museum Director Froelich Rainey and others describing Maya archaeology.

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Froelich Rainey introduces Maya Civilization
A visit to Palenque in Chiapas State, Mexico and reenactment of dig in which the Mayan king Pakal is discovered by a team lead by prominent archaeologist Dr. Alberto Ruz Lhuillier (1906- 1979). (Referred to in the film as Alberto Ruz.
Museo Nacional de Antropología)
This is film represents an attempt at a television pilot, the series was not picked up.
Video Category:Educational
Topics:Lhuillier, Alberto Ruz, Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico, Antiquities, Maya ruins, Archaeological fieldwork, University Museum expeditions
Tags: Alberto Ruz | Antiquities | Archaeological fieldwork | Chiapas | Lhuillier, Alberto Ruz | Maya ruins | Mexico | Palenque | University Museum expeditions
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