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Cat. Reel 344 1969: Reel 1 : Ethiopia. March 16-17. Addis Ababa. Debre Berhan. Selassie.Robi. .Kombolcha. Bati.
Turtle outside Monastery of Debre Berhan Selassie.
Log arm chair built right into a tree.
Gravestones with crosses, in a yard.
Insignia on roof of church.
Farming on mountain slopes (10,000 feet): note terraces, soil slippage (pan shot).
Market: bamboo enclosure, low mud-brick, thatched houses.
Beer making materials: wood chips, etc.
Grain storage container: mud-plastered twigs.
Bag of charcoal, bundles of split wood for sale.
Charcoal and wood by road, huts: a characteristic scene.
Monday Market (Robi Village): thatched cones protect stored grain.
Flat brown cover for baking bread.
Yards scene: water jug, animal shelter.
Making clay pot (Ethiopians don't use wheel): just a circle of
clay in the straw.
Thatched hut with moveable door.
Working area under awning on side of hut.
Simple stick-frame spindle.
Making a hut: long roof poles, walls not yet mud plastered.
Plowing (near Robi, also known as Garba Guracha): wooden plow, oxen, man in cloth skirt with long
Plow: "tongue and yoke" mechanism, tied by thongs.
En-route, Kombolcha to Bati:
Farming millet on mountainside.
People walking to great Bati market, on desert border (*see K's notes),
Thatched hut being built: thatch grown for that purpose.
People going to market:many carry gourds, umbrellas, pieces of wood.
Mule train. Stone bridge.
Rolled-up hide (cash money).
Market at 9:15 a.m. general view.
Butter in skins for sale.
Butter skins (cu).
Reed material, mats, for sale.
Camel, pole-and-skin carrying saddle.
Hobbled mule or donkey.
Mats. Animal skins. Sandal shoe.
Cow skins (mcu).
Camel, full butter skin in carrying saddle.
Hobbled donkey. Cattle market.
Market, antique gallows: general view.
Plaited, buttered hair (characteristic of 2/3 of the population -
butter halts parasites.)
|Film Creator:||Watson Kintner|
|Topics:||Addis Ababa, Debre Berhan, Selassie, Garba Guracha, Robi Village, Kombolcha, Bati|
|Tags:||Addis Ababa | Bati | Garba Guracha | Kombolcha | Monastery of Debre Berhan Selassie | Robi Village | Selassie|
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