Tunisia 1967 Reel 22 of 52


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Film Id:F16-0313
Film Description:Reel 22 of 52
Unedited travelogue
Houmt Souk
Zarzis (Djerba)


Cat. Reel 313. 1967: Reel 22: Tunisia. March 28-29. Houmt Souk. Guella. Zarzis (Djerba).

Pottery for sale (Houmt Souk).
Pottery for cooking cous-cous. Perforated bottom.
Spanish fort at Houmt Souk. C.u. of wall and distant view.
Girl on donkey with load of yarn.
Market area for carpets, rugs (Houmt Souk), (some cu of rugs).
Pottery village (Guella): potters use ancient
methods and tools. Buildings made from defective jars.
Building with grilled windows, decorated wall.
Display of pottery made in Guella. (general view and cu}. Ncte
clay musical drums.
Small clay camel.
Pool of raw clay being prepared for making pottery.
Pots drying in pottery yard, (pan shot).
Kiln fire.
Hole, probably wood storage for kiln.
"Kiln hill" Note pots used as chimneys.
Entrance to kiln chamber.
Kiln: entrance to loaded chamber, main entrance sealed.
Field of large water jars.
Market, general view: open square and people.
Kilns (Guella)(pan shot).
Women at well.
Preparing clay for molding. Earthen pools of clay.
Potter preparing base of jar: kick wheel, by hand, small revolving
Smoothing side with wooden tool.
Finishing upper part of jar.
Pile of clay coils at potter1s side.
Forming base of a jar by hand. Potter removes hard clay or stones,
patches holes.
Various designs of jar. (made to order).
Jar with holes, probably candle lamp.
Nomad tent (en-route to Zarzis). Skin and brush.
Household goods in tent.
Wind break at tent.
Tent and women (exterior).
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Houmt Souk, Guella, Zarzis (Djerba), Marketplaces
Tags: Guella | Houmt Souk | Marketplaces | Zarzis (Djerba)
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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