Friday, June 25, 2010

Archival Archaeological Film: Gebel Moya Sudan 1912-1913

Film from The Wellcome Library's Moving Image and Sound Collection

A day at Gebel Moya, season 1912-13, pt 1 of 2
Scenes of everyday life, archaeological digging and communal sports and recreation at Gebel (or Jebel) Moya, an archaeological site in the Sudan, excavated by Sir Henry Wellcome between 1911 and 1914 as a public works project. Includes scenes of Sir Henry bicycling surrounded by Sudanese children, inspecting the excavations and consulting with archaeologists and officials. 2 segments.

A day at Gebel Moya, season 1912-13, pt 2 of 2
Scenes of everyday life, archaeological digging and communal sports and recreation at Gebel (or Jebel) Moya, an archaeological site in the Sudan, excavated by Sir Henry Wellcome between 1911 and 1914 as a public works project. Includes scenes of Sir Henry bicycling surrounded by Sudanese children, inspecting the excavations and consulting with archaeologists and officials. 2 segment
Wellcome's excavations were ultimately published as:

Jebel Moya
Author: Henry S. Wellcome, Sir; F. Addison
Publisher: [S.l.] : Oxford U.P. for the trustees of the late Sir Henry Wellcome, 1949.
Series: The Wellcome excavations in the Sudan.

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