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Afghanistan 1965 Reel 33 of 40


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Film Description:This footage was filmed on June 14-16, 1965 by Watson Kintner for the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Learn more about eh Watson Kintner Collection here: http://www.archive.org/details/UPMAA_films
Footage contains the following:
Uzbek camp at base of mountain.
Circular wooden framework for top of yurt.

Sheep tied to stakes.
 Tribesmen.

Uzbek plowing: wooden ox-pulled plow.

Ruin, hut on hill.

Ruins of Takhte Rusten: 
Stumps of palace pillars. 


Farming area: general view. 
Old man on mule. 
Loaded trucks: one on left carries matches from Russia. 
Harvesting wheat: stones hold sheaves in place. 
Farmer: heavy coat to keep him cool. Village at mountain base: stone or adobe houses, flat roofs. 
Water conduit: split log. 
Village: walls, rooftops (enroute to Mazar-i-Sharif from Samangan). 
Tangi Siah (?) (Hunter's Gorge): red rock formation 
In Khulm: 
Skin water bags for sale 
Millstones for sale. 
Pot making: the liner for an open vessel for baking bread 
Potter walking on clay to form flat sidewall of baking pot. 
Potter sprinkling sand, compacting it with round tool. Making clay vessel: a finished pot is used to shape bottom of pot 
in progress. Hand tools. 
Forming inside base of pot using wooden pestle. 
Making clay handle for vessel by hand. 
Vessel for sale. 
Camel herd on plain 
Shrine (at Mazar-i-Shrif)

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Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Video Date:06/14/1965
Topics:Kunduz, Khulm, Samangan.
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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