Tomb of the lost king

United Kingdom, 1979

Film
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Episode of Series “Chronicle”.
With the discovery in 1977 of Royal Tombs in the Greek village of Vergina, Greek archaeologist Manolis Andronikos uncovered the greatest prize left in Greek archaeology - the tomb of Philip II of Macedon. Shows the magnificent objects found inside the tomb including a mural believed to be the work of the ancient artist Nico Marco and examines the work and theories of the archaeologist. Narrated by Andrew Faulds.

Credits

producer

Roy Davies

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:50:07:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1979

Appears in

Chronicle

Group of items

Chronicle

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31647

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Greece - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tombs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Tombs

History → Archaeology

History → Civilization, Ancient

History → Greece - Antiquities

History → Greece - Civilization

History → Greece - History

History → History

History → History, Ancient

History → Macedonia - History

History → Philip II, King of Macedonia, 382-336 B.C.

History → Tombs

People → Philip II, King of Macedonia, 382-336 B.C.

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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