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  • Description

    Jordan.

    In the rocks and cliffs at Petra remarkable temples and amphitheatres were carved by a people thousands of years ago.

    Various shots of a man on a camel riding between sandstone cliffs. L/S, looking between the cliffs, of a ancient temple carved in cliff face. M/S of the camel and rider outside the temple. Various shots of pillars and ornate carvings on the temple. C/U of the camel and rider. Panning shot along detail of cornice above a doorway. The man rides the camel out of shot.

    L/S of rock with tombs cut into the face. Tilt up natural rock column with a striped pattern. L/S of a rocky valley seen from the mouth of a cave, the man rides his camel across the picture. Various shots of more sandstone temples. C/U of a doorway carved in stripy stone, more shots of the temples - some are practically ruins. M/S of a lone pillar on the point of collapse. High angled shot of a ruined temple. Various shots of a ruined amphitheatre.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/05/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    3959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    361.09
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:47:00 / 01:57:35:00
    Canister:
    CP 594
    Sort Number:
    CP 594
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    Lifestyle & Culture Science & Technology
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    archives National Library of Jordan Untitled Viewspace Archaeology Archives Forbidden History s2 Caves 1966 Archaeology Middle East Travelogues Archaeological Excavations Archaeology
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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