Ethiopia 1969 Reel 3 of 65


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Film Id:F16-0346
Film Description:Reel 3 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Reel 3 of 65
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 346 1969: Reel 3: Ethiopia. March 19-20. Kombolcha. Dessie.

Donkey pack train en-route to Dessie.
River valley, good farmland, greed mountains (pan).
Pack train carrying rocks.
Woman carrying three red clay vessels.
Dessie market: discs on sticks, resembling toy tops.
Barley discs for sale.
Green leaves, probably for beer making.
Metal market: metal plate being hammered.
Metal charcoal stove: hand-made.
Skin bellows, charcoal fire, hammering iron.
Dessie market: people in street.
Making barley beers burning incense in a double-handled jar.
Dessie market: note head loads, water tins on donkey, men's hairstyle.
Making reed basket using hand tool: note uniformity (cu).
Auto tires for making shoes.
Woman using wooden grain mortar.
Hairstyling : note wooden; hair separators, butter grease, roughness
and dexterity of operator (cu)
Skin on drying frames.
Donkeys . Clothing market* Sheep market*
Eucalyptus wood fuel market: note, long poles in background.
Street scenes: people carrying loads*
Man carrying skins.
Huts on hill (distant).
Weaving on hand operated wooden loom: loom construction (the
Chamma is a traditional cotton robe) (some poor quality frames).
Winding the warp on the side of a house. (»see K*s notes on the
Eucalyptus, which was imported from Australia.)
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Kombolcha, Dessie, Marketplaces
Tags: Dessie | Kombolcha | 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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