Ethiopia 1969 Reel 9 of 65

Category: Travelogue

Length: 16:24
Film ID F16-0352
Film Description Reel 9 of 65
Unedited travelogue
en route to Keren


Cat. Reel 352 1969: Reel 9: Ethiopia. March 26. Asmara. [In current day Eritrea] Belesa (in Ethiopia). Adi-Abetto [In current day Eritrea] en-route to Keren [In current day Eritrea].

Woodcarvings from Seventh Century Church (Italian museum, Asmara).
Grain grinding mill: two pieces, carved volcanic rock.
Grinding mill. Broken stone mortar.
Large carved wooden arch from Senafe.
Yemeni woodcarvings: shutters.
South Arabian woodcarvings: Shutters.
Mortar of volcanic rock, from Adulis (major Axumite seaport).
Pot shards from Senafe.
Pottery. Clay oil lamp from Adulis.
Broken clay platter from Adulis.
Shards of several colors.
Broken pottery from Adulis: clay head, -large vessel, etc.
Belesa Village: note stone walled enclosure (pan shot).
Wooden farm tool. Iron digging stick. Stone building with dirt covered roof.
Circular, stone enclosures.
Making reed basket by hand (cu).
Houses. Porch roof. Plastered, painted stone walls (pan shot).
Houses. Store. Dirt roof.
Hill, countryside.
House, porch, painted and plastered walls, cow under roof.
Roof: wooden posts, dirt top: not thickness.
Stone ledge on roof to retain dirt.
Many children.
Making bread baking covers from cow dung and horse manure using convex molds.
Layer of dry earth put on mold to prevent sticking.
Putting manure into mold.
Perpendicular stone: perpendicular stone: probably hitching post.
Making a handle for bread baking cover, from manure, by hand.
En-route to Keren:
Woman with axe gathering firewood.
Raising water using pails, poles, and counterweights: note crude wood construction, log channel for water, rope grooves in counter-weight, clay reservoir
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Eritrea, Asmara, Belesa, Ethiopia, Adi-Abetto, Museums, Village life