"Secrets of the Maya Temple" (1959)
|Film Description||Film Print of television pilot featuring Museum Director Froelich Rainey and others describing Maya archaeology.
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.
|Topics||Lhuillier, Alberto Ruz, Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico, Antiquities, Maya ruins, Archaeological fieldwork, University Museum expeditions|
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