Tunisia 1967 Reel 32 of 52


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Film Id:F16-0323
Film Description:Reel 32 of 52
Unedited travelogue
Kairouan Nomad Camps


Cat. Reel 323 1967: Reel 32: Tunisia. April 24-25. Kairouan Nomad Camps.

Mihrab: niche in mosque indicating direction of Mecca.(at Great Mosque in Kairouan).
Stained glass window.
Carved stone. (cu).
Carved stone: flowers, an abstract.
Pillars in Prayer Hall (under repair).
Massive carved wooden door to Prayer Hall.
Prayer Hall: interior: note brickwork of arches.
Brick minaret.
Sundial (?): Carved floor pattern.
Capital used for access to cistern in Mosque courtyard: hollow
stub of pillar, serrated by rope-wear.
Rope-worn slip of cistern.
Carved stone door.
Domed Prayer Hall: view from courtyard, (pan shot).
Red flag to signal approach of prayer time.
Marble pillar with carved capital.
Brick wall around Great Mosque.
Entrance gate: double arches.
Mosque of the Barber: tile work (outside of Kairouan wall).
Tile work in vestibule.
Stucco as at Koubba: geometric pattern (cu).
Tile in oratory.
Tile in corner, (mcu).
Tile in courtyard with oratory.
Carving over door.
Tiled tower.
Mosque of the Barber:
Carved gravestone (?): Arabic script (cu).
Reservoir basin of the Aghlabids.
Kairouan Nomad Camps.
Tribal Village:
Family enclosures. People. Cactus and twig barrier (pan shot).
Mud hut. (some underexposed).
Mud hut: surrounded by cactus. Pan shot of homes.
Small migration by donkey.
Nomad camp: cooking vessel, three tents.
Salt deposits in a marsh land.
Nomad: tents in a line, brush windbreaks.
Tents: interior: jug, blankets.
Tribal woman.
Camel train loaded with straw or hay.
Tribal tents, old woman, brush windbreak.
Video Category:Travelogue
Film Creator:Watson Kintner
Topics:Kairouan Nomad Camps, Mosques, Islamic architecture
Tags: Islamic architecture | Kairouan Nomad Camps | 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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