Ethiopia 1969 Reel 30 of 65


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Film Id:F16-0373
Film Description:Reel 30 of 65
Unedited travelogue


Reel 30 of 65
Unedited travelogue

Cat. Reel 373 1969: Reel 30: Ethiopia. April 22-23. Harar. Jijiga.

Domesticated bee hive under eave of Tukul.
Stone hitching Dost.
Storage jars in Tukul. Woven straw basket: verv dark interior.
Gourd with attached cap.
Market scenes (Harar Kotolcho village): women in colorful clothing,
Sheltered grain market.
Salt. Soap. ,
Crucible used by silversmith.
The motions of pouring molten silver into mold. Wire drawing: rotating log drum pulls chain that pulls silver slug through die
Swinging the silver using hammer on anvil held
in inverted tree fork.
Posts that hold drawing die. Chain and the drawing shaft that pulls wire through die.
Drawing post: grooves hold die (cu).
Die (a mechanic's drill gauge) motions of wire-drawing.
Silver being pulled through die* note clamping tongs, chain.
Chain being wound on shaft.
Silver filigree bracelet.
Market traffic (en-route to Jijiga): people carrying wood.
Roadside wood and charcoal stands.
Small village of thatched huts.
Live turtle
Boulder apparently perched on natural column.
Weaver bird nests with entrance tubes: note attachment to tree
Tripod scales for weighing grain.
Market: nearly empty.
Filling skin bag from open well using rope with pail.
Ken in reed-pail bucket brigade: some sing or chant to provide rhythm.
Bucket brigade: view from bottom of well: note timing, (some underexposed).
Bucket brigade: view along line toward well, buckets are hauled from man to man.
Ditch into which water is dumped.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Harar, Jijiga, Silver casting, Somali people
Tags: Harar | Jijiga | Silver casting | Somali people
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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