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"Andean Archeology" (1952)


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Film Id:F16-4018
Film Description:Completed Film
Narrative titles


A survey of all of the best known ancient sites of the Andes
Title: Andean Archaeology, J. Alden Mason, Excavation funded by the Wenner Gren Foundation 1952
Title: Columbia excavations at Mosquera, near Bogota
Men standing around a site
Title: North Coast Peru
Title: Sugar Central, Hacienda Patopo, Chiclayo
Street scene, a cane sugar factory
Title: Lambayeque Valley ruins from the air
Airplane, then extensive site seen from above
Title: Lima environs
Title: Pachacamac
Site photos, sandy soil, newer structures
Long vistas with sites
Title: Cajamarquilla
Pan of landscape and site
Title: A flash flood on he highway
Looking at the flooded road and trucks and buses attempt to cross
Title: South Coast, Peru
Title: Ingenia, Nazca region
Pan of a green valley
Title: Ancient stone lines on the "pampa", Nazca region
Pan of site
Title: Tambo Colorado, Pisco valley
WS Panorama of site
MWS Panorama of site
Title: Graves at Paracas
Scattered bones all over the ground, not in separate burials
Title: Highlands of Peru
Title: Sierra Blanca and Huaraz
Mountainscape and town views
Quechua people in town
Title: Chulpa and Dr. Soriano Infante
Several scenes of a priest and some small children
Title: Cornell Social Research Center [cut off] and Dr. Alan Holmberg, Vicos
Compound and animals in foreground
Title: Cacaipampa. Huaraz region
Pan of site with stone walls
Title: Stone statues, Huaraz Museum
Interior is overexposed
Title: Cuzco and environs
A birds eye view
Street scenes. cathedral, cars
Title: The market
Quechua people
Title: Inca masonry
Striking scenes of ancient walls with people of the day walking between [ca 14:00]
Title: Colcompata
The site
Title: Sacsahuaman
The site
Title: Pucara and Tambo Machay
The site. A funny shot in the middle of someone sliding down the smooth slide rocks
Title: Kenko
The site
Title: Pikillacta
The site
Title: Travel scenes
Quechua people and other Peruvians outside of a train, loading
Title: Pisac, and Misa de los Alcaldes
Town center scenes, Quechua people. Gathering water at a fountain at the base of a giant tree
Title: Agriculture
Hoeing potatoes
Title: Ollantaytambo
The site
Title: Urubamba River and Machu Pichu
River and the site
Title: From Cuzco to La Paz Bolivia via Lake Titicaca
Various street and market scenes.
Video Category:Expedition & Excavation Footage
Topics:Mason, J. Alden, Mosquera, Columbia, University Museum expeditions, Quechua people, Archaeological sites
Tags: Archaeological sites | Columbia | J. Alden | Mason, J. Alden | Mosquera | Quechua people | University Museum expeditions
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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