Tunisia 1967 Reel 26 of 52

Category: Travelogue

Length: 17:52

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Film ID F16-0317
Film Description Reel 26 of 52
Unedited travelogue
Touzeur
Nefta
Gafsa
Thelepte
Kasserine
Sbeitla

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Reel 26 of 52
Unedited travelogue
Touzeur
Nefta
Gafsa
Thelepte
Kasserine
Sbeitla

Cat. Reel 317. 1967: Reel 26: Tunisia. April 3-5. Tozeur. Nefta. Gafsa. Thelepte. Kasserine. Sbeitla.

Fibrous date palm wood.
Male blossoms to be tied in female palm to fertilize.
Oasis: palm fronds in dune to retard dune movement.
Concrete barrage for water distribution.
Massive ruins (Thelepte).
Arched alcove.
Wall partly made with terra cotta pipe, to reduce weight.
Extensive ancient graveyard (pan).
Triumphal arch (Sbeitla) (some mcu).
Roman ruins (pan)
Roman paved road.
Minerva temple (distant).
Roman road, possibly to Carthage.
Minerva and Jupiter temples (distant).
Minerva temple: front.
Courtyard, temples ( pan ).
Minerva temple: carvings, capitals, arches, inscriptions. details, etc
Minerva temple: interior, side views.
Jupiter temple: side view, arches connecting Jupiter to Minerva.
Jupiter temple: carved stone.
Juno temple: carved stone ("Veneri ... Genetri..")
Interior wall.
Carved stone.
Capital.
Temple walls.
Bath. Steps.
Ruins.
Stone water vessel: Two holes, one at an angle. Bath for children.
Carved capital.
Theater: Seven pillars (distant).
Orchestra area: stone floor.
Carved capital.
Six pillars.
Wall along ditch.
Niches in back of acting area.
Roman baths. Mosaic floor. Four masonry "stubs" (pan, distant shots),
Plaster on cobblestone wall (*see K's notes).
Thin mosaic floor: probably heated from below (mcu).
Stone tombs.
Curb stones of Roman road.
Pillar, capital.
Carvings: side view.
Stone trough, probably wash basin: contains hole.
Carved grapes.
Byzantine fortress wall. "Porthole" in wall (mcu).
Roman bridge or aqueduct: arch (mcu).
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Watson Kintner
Topics Tozeur, Nefta, Gafsa, Thelepte, Roman ruins
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