Cyprus 1969 Reel 50 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 10:54
Film ID F16-0393
Film Description Reel 50 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Kykko Monastery


Reel 50 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Kykko Monastery
Cat. Reel 393 1969: Reel 50: Cyprus. June 17-18.Soli. Kykko Monastery. Perachorio.

Modern solar water heating system on housetop.
Clay cooking oven for meat.
Soli Theatre (2nd or 3rd century A.D.): seats.
Stage front: alcoves, statue niches.
Water pipes with flange.
Mosaic floor.
Mosaic or tile floors.
Chandelier at Kykko Monastery: note icons on chandelier.
Church of Holy Apostles at Pera Chorio (12th Century): has a drumless dome supported by 4 piers attached to sidewalls. Frescoes in alcove and dome (many pan shots).
Two icons.
Headstones in church yard.
Stone church with tile roof: note heavy arches over small windows.
Stone oven in church yard.
Iron water wheel (en-route from Nicosia to Kornos).
Operation of water wheel (hand pushed).
Potter's wheel as used at Kornos (a pottery village) and throughout Cyprus.
Shaping and pounding clay.
Working clay on hand-rotated wheel.
Forming bowl of pot, side walls, rim.
Cloth used to shape rim, wheel rotated by foot.
Removing platform and pot from a stand (on potter*s wheel) that is made of 3 lumps of clay.
Putting 3 clay lumps on wheel and attaching platform to the lumps.
Shaping clay by hand, then on platform.
Hollowing top part of bowl.
Adding an inside layer of clay.
Smoothing and shaping outside wall, using hand tool and kick wheel: note stylish garter.
Forming neck of bowl, attaching a band to support the shaped clay.
Toeing-in the neck. Shaping mouth and lip, rotating wheel by foot.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Kykko Monastery, Pera Chorio, Cemetaries, Ceramics, Pottery, Antiquities