Tikal Project - 1960 #1

Category: Travelogue

Length: 20:42

Film ID F16-0486
Film Description Unedited or partially edited footage. Guatemala -- Tikal

Producer: Tikal Project
Audio/Visual: silent, color


Airplane landing. People walking up a dusty road and into a building. People washing dishes. Sunset. Road in the forest. Driving up to a pyramid and entering the tunnel below the stairs. Men throwing dirt off the top of a pyramid. Digging a tunnel. More throwing dirt off the pyramid. Laborers around the pyramids. Scaffolding around pyramids. Man drawing on graph paper. Children playing then posing (Boy and two smaller girls). Women and group of children [11:08] Man working with papers at a desk. Group of children sitting on a log. Carpentry shop. Forest. Smaller pyramid with scaffolding around it. Woman in a shop drawing [16:20] Cleaning potsherds. Box of artifacts, including jade. More artifacts and drawings of artifacts. Plane departing.

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Video Category Travelogue
Topics Tikal, Antiquities, Maya antiquities, Archaeological fieldwork, University Museum expeditions