Weidenreich, Franz, 1873-1948
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Archaeological exploration in China
Identifier: Film Collection no. 7
Scope and Contents Davidson Black, professor of anatomy at the Peking Union Medical College, conducted the first systematic excavations at Choukoutien, China, where the fossil remains of Peking Man had been discovered in 1926. This film illustrates the painstaking excavation activities, such as panning, scraping, digging, and brushing, carried on at Choukoutien under the direction of Black's successor, Franz Weidenreich, director of the Cenozoic Research Laboratory in Peking. Weidenreich compares a Peking Man...
Dates: [between 1935 and 1941]