Tikal Copy 6

Category: Expedition & Excavation Footage

Length: 18:37

Film ID F16-0502
Film Description


Unedited or partially edited footage
Henry Gross through jungle
Unloading of planes
building well (?)
Playing soccer (football)
General set-up


Unedited footage, some duplication with Tikal 1957 and 1958, and 1959.
From earlier cataloging:
"A copy. March 1957.
Setting up and starting the drilling machine; start of (second or 3rd?) hole in search of water; location chosen by water-dowser Henry Gross.
Includes Jim Hazard, Jose Marquez, and oil-drill expert,
(& Nestor?,& Dr. C. L. Lundell?).
[8:25-12:34] same as 1957 Tikal [0:00-4:10]
April 11—Guatemala's Pres. Armas arriving on plane & unloading at Tikal;
(taken by Charlie Barr, 1957; a very short shot).
[12:34-15:28] same as 1959 Tikal #2 [3:50-6:43]
Football practice, general views and some close up views (about June 14th)
[15:29-16:59] same as 1958 Tikal [0:00-1:31]
Bert Noble's private plane, flown from California to Tikal.
Vivian Broman & Olga Hazard.
Vivian Broman.
Bert Noble and George Guillemen0
Bert & Vivian.

[17:05-end] same as 1958 Tikal [3:08-4:45]
Plane Table Survey—Jim Hazard and men."
Video Category Expedition & Excavation Footage
Film Creator Tikal Project
Topics Field work, Archaeological field work, Tikal, Guatemala, Antiquities, Maya antiquities, 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.