Ethiopia 1969 Reel 23 of 65


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Film Id:F16-0366
Film Description:Reel 23 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Reel 23 of 65
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 366 1969: Reel 23: Ethiopia Lalibela. Gondar. Koga. April 8-10

Lost wax process: cutting wax with pointed knife (some sequences underexposed)
Pounding white clay on a stone while adding bits of burlap for binder.
Adding water to clay, shaping clay for mold.
Forming clay mold around wax, forming opening in mold, finishing a silver cross.
Silversmith with son or grandson.
Camel saddle.
Tukuls. Stairs to second story. Distant wooden gate or stick building.
Lalibela Market: banana leaves.
Men carrying stones using shoulder poles. Green umbrella. Market scenes
Geological "dome" (en route to Bahir Dar from Gondar) (distant shot).
Cleared ground: threshing floors (?).
Koga Market: mats and baskets.
Men wearing skins, some with reed umbrellas.
Red clay water jug with carrying thong (mcu)•
Stick in a bag, for tamping down grain.
Reed mats, wrapped up.
Reed sieve (cu).
Cotton for sale.
Weighing cotton in pan balance.
Iron heated on charcoal fire: skin bellows.
Working the iron. Iron implements.
Embroidered saddle on "nobleman's" horse.
Reed umbrella: interior.
Umbrella: note knob on top.
Koga market (pan)
Sheep on leash tied to man's toe.
Koga market (pan shot).
Skin shelter; very crude.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Lost wax process, Lost wax metal casting, Lalibela, Gondar, Koba, Marketplaces, Handcrafts
Tags: Gondar | Handcrafts | Koga | Lalibela | Lost wax metal casting | Lost wax process | Marketplaces
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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