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Iran 1963 Reel 11 of 25

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Film Id:F16-0237
Film Description:Reel 11 of 25
Unedited travelogue


Reel 11 of 25
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 237 1963: Reel 11: Iran. April l4-l5. Persepolis. Isfahan.

Tomb of Cyrus the Great, Stonework,
Ruins of palace: note holes for connecting: pins in
broken columns. Carving.
Repair work on damaged stone.
Column: stork's nest on top.
Opium flower.
Traditional mud and thatch homes (ws).
Tombs in base of mountain.
Tomb, carving.
Old fire temple.
Cleaning out qanat.
Stone carving: Darius and Ahuramazda.
Hotel Apadana: courtyard, flowers.
Tall column with capital (cu).
Capital (cu, U-6 inch lens).
Fluted columns: bases in solid rock.
Broken carvings.
Secret storage hole for black box containing gold sword.
Apadana Palace: Southern Part:
Column: off-center capital.
Uncompleted stone carving.
Broken statuary,
Carved lion's head.
Private palace of Darius the Great.
Drainage system: note seam of stones.
On stairway: Presentation of gifts.
Lion attacking a horse. Lion attacking bull.
Darius killing the Devil.
Entrance to hall of Darius.
Private Palace of Xerxes I.
Tombs of Darius III and Xerxes II on a hill behind Persepolis.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Takht e Jamshid, Persepolis, Isfahan
Tags: Isfahan | Persepolis | Takht e Jamshid
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