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Afghanistan 1965 Reel 39 of 40

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Film Id:F16-0290
Film Description:Reel 39 of 40
Unedited travelogue


Reel 39 of 40
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 290 1965: Reel 39: Afghanistan. June 22-23. Herat.

Smoke from a brick kiln.
Old ruins. Interesting wall (Herat).
Loom: stone warp weights: note length of warp: hand
operated and powered.
Large hand-operated reeling wheel.
Ruins of old Herat: towers, walls, bits of mosaic.
Paintings by artist Ghory Tayman: 17 shots, several depicting
ancient or medieval life (cu).
Embroidery: 3 pieces (mcu, cu, xcu for each).
Illuminated book of Mogul period, sixteenth century (mcu).
Mr. Tayman's stone collection.
Columns, some with old tile work: 4 on right are Mussalla
(Seventeenth Century), 2 on left are Moghul (Shahrukh Merzh).
Minaret: pan to top: note "band" in courses of small bricks.
Tomb of Goharshad: design at top (distant).
View outside tomb wall : ribbed, tiled brick hemisphere (100 mm)
Dome from tomb courtyard inside the wall.
Views around perimeter of tomb.
Top of tomb.
Detail of wall below dome, upward pan.
Tomb interior: a very good mosaic (pan to ceiling, good color).
Details of minaret near tomb (100 mm).
Top of minaret.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Tags: Afghanistan | Herat
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