Cyprus 1969 Reel 60 of 65

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Film Id:F16-0403
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Reel 60 of 65
Unedited travelogue
Kykko Monastery

The Mirhab of the Mosque (former gothic cathedral).
The stone "Sea Gate" of the city wall: faces sea.
Othello Castle: round towers, moat.
Mosque (distant).
Stone church (365 churches in Famagusta).
Churches, mosque in distance (pan ).
Church: construction revealed in partially demolished cross-section:
high arched stone windows, high domes.
Dome interior: cross section (100 mm).
In treasure room at Monastery of Kykko (*see K's notes - permission to film is rare):
Modern gold communion vessel for consecrated bread.
Golden communion vessel with jewels: Russian.
Enameled communion vessel, cross on cover.
Enameled holy wine stand,
Enameled Russian wine cup with pictures and jewels.
Gold-embossed velvet crown made in Russia, worn by Makarios.
Book of the Gospels: gold and silver with enameled pictures front and back (cu).
Book of the Gospel (from northern Greece, 1766): front and back, red velvet and silver (cu).
Bible from Russia, in Greek and Russian lettering (1844): two enamel pictures with blue background (cu).
Bible (above): reverse side, figures in gold (cu).
Small Gospel Volume (Venice, 1856): silver cover (1906).
Two embroidered cuffs for a monk (cu).
Pearl beaded belt (cu).
Icon of Virgin Mary, with thong hinges.
Carved reliquary box of gold and silver, containing bones of saints.
Cross center-piece of reliquary box.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Famagusta, Kykko Monastery, Mosques
Tags: Famagusta | Kykko Monastery | Mosques
Rights:All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email photos@pennmuseum.org.

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