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News from the West: important archeological research in the rice polder area of Suriname

Weeknummer 58-19

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Archeological excavations led by dr. D.C. Geijskes, director of the Suriname Museum, on the manmade hill Hertenrits in West Suriname. People cut away branches and dig holes. They're lighting smoking fires to keep the musquitos away. They find skeletons and pottery with a.o. animal decorations.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producent) / Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (beheerder)
Publication date:
1 October 1957
Length:
01:47

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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