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Gessner visits ancient ruins in Egypt

Film | Accession Number: 2014.534 | RG Number: RG-60.1825 | Film ID: 4168

Ancient ruins in Egypt, possibly part of the Karnak Temple complex. Huge columns with Egyptian inscriptions and figures. A young girl leans against the ruins. WS camera pans right on the ruins. An obelisk rises from the ruins. Various desert hills and cliffs. 01:01:45 The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. People, piles of rubble, and wagons. People holding baskets walk around on uneven terrain. A man uses a pickax to hack away at the earth. 01:02:29 Colossi of Memnon, the giant stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. Two cows rotating a wheel followed by a young unclothed boy holding a whip. People wearing headscarves sitting and standing near a wall made of the earth.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:04:10
Event Date
1934
Locale
Egypt
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Peter Gessner
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Record last modified: 2018-03-27 15:09:47
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