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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Zaria, Jos, Festivals, Mosques, Tattoos, Ceramics, Pottery, Stilt dancing, Spinning.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Marketplace, Mosques, Barbers, Barbershops, Morocco
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Morocco, Ruins, Mosques, Ceramics, Pottery, Fez, Meknes, Moulay Idriss
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
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Topics: Souk, Mosques, Tunis, Marketplaces.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kermanshah region, Hamadan, Carpet weaving, Kurdish people, Kurds, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Guyana, Wedding ceremonies, Muslim wedding, South Asian diaspora, Mosques, Baraat
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Indonesia, Java, Solo, Surakarta, Semarang, Kudus, Batik, Textiles, Marketplace, Mosques, Dancing,...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Morocco, El Jadid, Mazagan, Salt extraction, Mosques, Marketplaces
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Sille, Konya, Çatalhöyük, Antiquities, Mosques, Churches, Sufi shrines
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Isfahan, Mosques, Mosaic work, Synagogues, Cathedrals, Mosaics
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kashan, Yazd, Mosques, Carpet weaving, Zoroastrianism
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Qum, Isfahan, Mosques, Tilework
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Isfahan, Mosques, Carpet weaving.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Zanibar, Kenya, Marketplace, Mosques, Voi, South Asian diaspora, Safaris
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Pahlavi, Hashtpar, Tehran, Qum, Hamadan, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Hamadan, Tehran, Kashan, Natanz, Yazd, Mosques, Nomadic people, Nomads
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Isfahan, Mosques, Chehel Setoun palace, Zoroastrian temples, Handcrafts
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Lahore, Mosques, Street scenes, Marketplace
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Akşehir, Burdur, Isparta, Lake Eğirdir, Antalya, Mosques, Museums
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Agra, Taj Mahal, Textiles, Zardari embroidery, Mosques, Turtles
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kano, Indigo dye pits, Indigo, Cloth dyeing, Mosques, Weaving
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Andkhoy, Mazar-i-Sharif, Mosques, Nomads
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Istanbul, Blue mosque, Sultan Ahmed Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Great Palace Mosaic Museum, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Isfahan, Mosques, Mosaic work, Mosaics, Handcrafts
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kairouan Nomad Camps, Mosques, Islamic architecture.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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Topics: British Guiana, Guyana, Georgetown?, Mosques, South Asian diaspora.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Pakistan, Lahore, Marketplaces, Wedding ceremonies, Street performers, Mosques, Metalworking
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Katsina, Kano, Zaria, Ceramics, Marketplace, Merry-go-round, Playing, Dyeing pits, Camel caravan,...
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Denden, Tunis, Mosques, Weaving, Textiles, Luthier, Carpet weaving
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Eritrea, Senafe, Asmara, Adi Keyh, Decameré, Mosques, Marketplaces
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kano, Katsina, Wattle and daub, Mosques, Weaving, Threshing, Hausa people.
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Istanbul, Blue mosque, Mosques, Sultan Ahmed Mosque
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Pakistan, Rawalpind, Gilgit, Peshawar, Nomads, Mosques, Pottery
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Bursa, Orhangazi, İnegöl, Eskişehir, Mosques, City life, Village life
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Yazd, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Istanbul, Mosques, Hagia Sofia, Churches, Museums
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Famagusta, Kykko Monastery, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kırşehir, Mosques, Ürgüp
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Sfax, Agareb, Bir Ali, Skhira, Mahares, Mosques
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Herat, Jama Masjid, Mosques, Mosaic construction
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Films
by Watson Kintner
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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. This film and all of the films in the Penn Museum collection are copyrighted by the Penn Museum, and are not in the public domain.
Topics: Kornos, Kiti, Famagusta, Ceramics, Pottery, Mosques