Jordan 1969 Reel 47 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 10:48
Film ID F16-0390
Film Description Reel 47 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Qasr el Mushatta


Cat. Reel 390 1969: Reel 47: Jordan. June 9-10. Ajloun. Qasr Mshatta.

Caved-in passageway: note floor above. Room, arch.
A room: a door, well above the floor.
Ceiling of room, hole in roof: good construction.
Interior rooms and passages.
Arrow slot.
Room: small-stone construction, vent hole in roof.
Recess in wall for beam.
Falling arch.
Ajloun Castle (vertical pan shot)
Arrow alcoves and slots.
Solid stone arch or lintel.
Qasr Mshatta ruins (8th Century A.D.) (pan shot).
Round tower: good masonry.
Ruins (pan shot).
Very large buildings (pan shot).
Interior construction (pan shot).
Very large domed room.
Interior courtyard.
Stone carvings (cu).
Marble pillar: note lead holes.
Fallen arch.
Frescoes in front of ruins. Intricate carving. (pan shot).
Frescoes on facade (mcu).
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Qasr al Mushatta ruins, Ajloun, Qasr Mshatta, Frescoes
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