Film: 7286

History | 1960 | Silent | Colour + B/W


Sutton Hoo Suffolk and a Vikings ship burial is discovered 1960's with history of archeaology in the 1920's

Old tumulus and trees.

Archive b/w film of digging out Viking boat (1920s) archaeologists. Men with wheelbarrows. Smoking pipes. Cut to

colour - Archaeology. Cryptic writing on stones. Norse warrior carving on standing stone. Pictures and early art, carved on stones. Cartoon Viking boat. Cartoon showing boat discovering Iceland (874), Greenland (985), Vineland (1000 A.D.). Cartoon map of England and Danelaw, and of Kiev,( Ukraine) and Constantinople, (Turkey).

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