Study of a 2,100 year old corpse

China, 1974

Film
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In 1972 a Chinese archaeological dig excavated the tomb of a woman who had been buried for 2,100 years. The body was so well preserved that many different scientific teams were requested to dissect and examine it to determine what it could reveal about ancient Chinese civilisation. With English commentary and subtitles.

Credits

production company

Edutec International

Duration

00:28:50:00

Production places
China
Production dates
1974

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012682

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Biology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tombs

Crime, Espionage, Justice, Police & Prisons → Forensic science

Documentary

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Tombs

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Research

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Anatomy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine - Research

History → Antiquities - Collection and preservation

History → Archaeology

History → China - Antiquities

History → China - Civilization

History → China - History

History → Civilization, Ancient

History → History

History → Tombs

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Scientists

Short films

Short films → Short films - China

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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