Sphinx. Thinking about the meaning of history.. (1987)
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AnnotationAbout the natural world and its indivisible unity and complex relationships which have developed over centuries and mindless destroying that unity of human activity. A portrait of the famous archaeologist and historian former Director of the Hermitage Boris Piotrovsky. Shooting in Armenia, St. Petersburg, Hermitage. Chronicle 20-30годов. Destruction XP. Of Christ The Savior. The performance of Mayakovsky, his funeral.
Monuments of Ancient Egypt: pyramids, sphinxes, sarcophagus sculptures of pharaohs; sculptural portrait of Tutankhamun gold.
Hall of antique sculpture in the Hermitage.
Hermitage director, Academician Boris Piotrovsky in the office, in the museum.
Artistic album dedicated Patriotic War of 1812.
Portraits of heroes of the Patriotic War of 1812.
Newsreel: The anti-religious demonstrations, destruction of churches; construction of Magnitogorsk, the Dnieper.
Chronicle: B. Piotrovsky on archaeological excavations of the ancient fortress of Urartu on Karmir Blur in the Armenian SSR. Items found during the excavations.
Meeting of archaeologists in the former digs.
Reflections B. Piotrovsky of the historical process as a continuous process of cultural development.
Sound poem by Vladimir Mayakovsky, the Alexander V., Bunin, Balmont, S. Nadson.
Key wordsScience. Archaeology. History. Atheistic propaganda. Metallurgy. Energy. The relationship between state and religion. Armenia. Painting.