Special Films Collection: Archaeological film, 1935-1941.


Special Films Collection: Archaeological film, 1935-1941.

Film entitled "Archaeological Exploration in China" depicts excavation processes utilized at Chou-kou-tien in China, the site of Peking man discovery. Dr. Franz Weidenreich, Director of the Cenozoic Research Laboratory in Peking is seen comparing skulls of Peking man and modern man. Reconstruction of skull is also portrayed.

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