Lebanon 1969 Reel 37 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:49

Film ID F16-0380
Film Description Reel 37 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Reel 37 of 65
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 380 1969: Reel 37. Lebanon. Baalbek.

Great Court yard; a chapel: granite pillars, limestone bricks.
Chapel: alcoves, stone carving (pan shot).
Carved capital on granite column.
Carvings: stone flower, holes for unfinished carving, "eggs."
Fallen entablature (pan shot).
Entablature on granite columns (mcu, 100 mm).
Carvings on wall of pool used to wash animals before sacrifice.
Temple of Jupiter (c. 60 A.D.): the platform has 6 granite pillars,
the largest ever found. Steps. Pan shot to Temple of Bacchus.
Arabic alcoves with slots.
Cornice. Ruin of animal purification pool.
Corner of Temple of Jupiter, to the left of the steps: carvings of a chain (slavery), eggs (fertility), flowers (happiness), etc.
Great Court yard: from top of steps to Temple of Jupiter and 2 sacrifice pools (pan shot).
6 granite pillars from Aswan (pan shot to entablature).
Base of a column (pan shot).
Capital (100 mm).
Base of a column.
6 columns end entablature. Temple of Bacchus seen between columns.
Arabic alcove with slots for arrows.
Broken columns on platform level.
Bacchus Temple, viewed from platform of Temple of Jupiter (pan shot) Temple of Bacchus: rear view.
Large blocks used to support wall (*see K's notes).
East wall of the Jupiter platform, pan shot to top of 6 columns: whitish parts are reconstructed.
Part of a cornice used as a drainage spout.
Bacchus Temple courtyard: 6 columns from Aswan.
Entablature of the 6 columns (pan shot).
Entrance to Bacchus Temple: the peristyle.
Colonnade: dislodged keystone.
Column leaning against wall.
Peristyle: ornate stone carving on ceiling.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Baalbek, Roman antiquities, Heliopolis, Tell Baalbek
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