Tikal #2 1960

Category: Expedition & Excavation Footage

Length: 19:08

Film ID F16-0487
Film Description Unedited or partially edited footage


View of Pyramids from the air. Views of pyramid site. Man writing on clipboard. Laborers around pyramids. Men working on scaffolding around a flat topped pyramid. Camp scenes. Stones with glyphs. Forest around the pyramids. Man with a machete cutting through the underbrush. Man cutting a pattern into a tree trunk. He is using a harness to continue it far up the trunk. Many shots of orchids. Woman threading together beads from the site.
Video Category Expedition & Excavation Footage
Topics Fieldwork, Archaeological fieldwork, Tikal, Guatemala, Antiquities, Maya antiquities, University Museum expeditions