Jordan 1969 Reel 39 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 15:39
Film ID F16-0382
Film Description Reel 39 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Cat. Reel 382 1969: Reel 39: Jordan. Amman, Aqaba. Petra. June 1-2.

(The Nabataeans, people originally from N.W. Arabia who
did the stone carving at Petra, and on the Sig, a narrow defile that is the
only entrance to Petra through the mountains to the east)

Camels at waterhole
Bedouins. Loaded camels. Donkey.
Camel herd.
File of sheep led by man with donkey.
Village oasis: mud walls, palm trees.
Camel train.
Sheep at well.
Terrace farming, green valley, Petra mountains, town.
Roman school building. Tombs cut in rock. Foot-holes in mountain side.
Tombs with facades and eroded columns.
Stone barrage to divert water into Nabataean tunnel at entrance to the Sig; reconstructed.
Pan shot to top of Sig: steps in rock lead to temple or home.
Remains of Roman Triumphal Arch.
2 niches, for deities, in sidewall of Sig.
Chisel marks, probably in plaster.
Water channel to Petra in sidewall of Sig.
Pan shot from Sig to Sky.
Colored veining and weathering in the Sig.
Treasury building viewed from the Sig: note cutaway in side of building. A room inside treasury building, for gods that stand guard.
Rock steps.
Rock formation: note at least one facade.
Striation of rock.
Water channel in Sig.
Cut facades of buildings.
Stone steps.
Tombs, facades.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Amman,, Aqaba, Petra, Nabataean ruins, Bedouin people, Antiquities

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