Jordan 1969 Reel 44 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:32
Film ID F16-0387
Film Description Reel 44 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Reel 44 of 65
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 387 1969: Reel 44 Lebanon. Madaba. Jerash.

Mosaic pictures in situ (Madaba):
A bird.
Water jug (cu).
Orange or lemon trees, animals (cu, pan shot).
Lion facing an animal.
A lady's head,
Large geometric design, bird in cage, rooster (cu, pan shot).
Last of mosaic series.
Pottery burial urn containing child's remains, found in Madaba. (Iron Age, in Madaba Museum).
Pot with built-in stand.
Pot with many handles around rim.
Large flat dish with solid handle.
Pot with legs, handle, hole in upper part.
Pot with holes, handle.
Flat, open dishes; lipped.
Small open dish, knobbed on sides.
Large liquids vessel with neck opening, strainer spout, handle.
Pot with rings for a stand.
Last scene from Iron Age material above.
Small mortar and stone.
Rectangular stone dish.
Stone mortar and pestle.
Three 2-handled pots.
Hadrian Gate, a view looking toward Jerash.
Jerash: note Zeus temple, forum, short gray pillars, long brown pillars,
Roman street.
Zeus temple: theatre, forum at head of the Street of Columns, columns at right angle to street of Columns.
Backstage area: 3 entrances, alcoves, stage niches (pan shot).
Stage niches, wall separating orchestra from seats.
Passageways for audience: many arched entrances. Stairways to top of theater seats (pan shot).
Holes in floor of first row of seats, probably for an awning.
First 4 rows of seats (pan shot).
Seat numbers (cu).
Hole for awning guy rope.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Roman antiquities, Mosaics, Modaba, Jerash, Museums
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