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Dancing at the Seneferu Pyramid


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Film Description:This man is one of many diggers at the excavation of the Seneferu Pyramid in 1929. Maybe it was the presence of the motion picture camera that inspired him to start dancing. Notice the reaction of his fellow workers. For some, the inspiration to start singing and dancing may be rather commonplace, but others start to smile and clap along.

Work of the Eckley B. Coxe, Jr. Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1929-1930. All rights are reserved by the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email films@museum.upenn.edu.

This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.

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Video Category:Expedition & Excavation Footage
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