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The Chinese Tutankhamun


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with Magnus Magnusson and Professor William Watson
The celebrated Exhibition of Chinese Antiquities now open at the Royal Academy in London has revealed a new world of artistic and archaeological treasures to the British public.
From this exhibition Chronicle introduces a unique film, made by the Chinese themselves, of the opening of a 2,000-year-old tomb containing what can only be described as the Chinese Tutankhamun. Not only the actual food, rich possessions and delicate silk clothing of the Marquess of Tai were discovered, but also the ingeniously preserved body of the Marquess herself.
MAGNUS MAGNUSSON talks to PROFESSOR WILLIAM WATSON , academic adviser to the Chinese Exhibition Council, on the background to these.


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Professor William Watson
Talks: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: William Watson
Directors: David Collison
Directors: Ray Sutcliffe
Producer: Paul Johnstone

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The Chinese Tutankhamun

BBC Two England, 18 October 1973 22.10

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