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Peru's Coastal Region
Description: Exploration of Peru's coastal region in the 1940's, presented by the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.

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Clip #: TFA-230B
Length: 11:27
Year: 1949
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: South America
Country: Peru
Subject: Archaeological Sites
Original: 16mm
1940s, Peru, map of Peru, coastal region, Amazon, coast, Andes, grazing llamas, plateau, mountain valley, aerial Amazon rainforest and rivers, jungle, Peruvian Amazon, West Coast, road running through desert, mountains, coastline, coast, bluffs, aerial valleys, farmland, irrigated soil, Chan Chan ancient ruins, decorative reliefs, terraced sides of pyramids, stone carvings, Incas, graves, skeletons buried in grave with personal belongings, Moche civilization, Mochica, skeleton buried in grave with pottery vessels in stone walls, woman and man entering Larco Museum, Chiclín estate, Chiclin, Lima, shelves of pottery vessels excavated from graves, Chavín era pottery vessels, Mochica era pottery vessels, Moche portrait jars, figures combining human and animal elements, pottery vessel with fighting supernatural beings, pottery houses with gabled roofs, pottery animals, pottery hair washing scene, decorative ear spools, Trujillo, cityscape in distance, pedestrians, street scene, buildings made from adobe bricks and wooden balconies, elaborate window grills, coastal valley, farmland, Chiclin Hacienda sugar plantation, workers harvesting sugar cane crops, oxen pulling sugar cane wagon, sugar cane train, sugar cane plantation village, houses, street, children lined up outside school, playground, children doing folk dance, soccer / football game, hacienda Christmas fiesta, elaborately decorated religious figure, crowd celebrating, Peruvian Paso horseback riding demonstration, woman and girls in traditional clothing performing folk dance, Lima, street scenes, plaza, truck driving on Pan-American highway

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