Documentary 1min

Le Caire: Départ du tapis sacré pour La Mecque (1897)

Original title: Le Caire: Le Khédive et son escorte se rendant au départ du tapis sacré
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Facts
Director Alexandre Promio
Countries Egypt France
Language French
Titles
(Original) Procession du tapis sacré
(Alternative) Départ du Tapis sacré pour La Mecque
(Original) Le khédive et son escorte
(Alternative) Le Caire. Procession du tapis sacré
(Original) Le Caire: Le Khédive et son escorte se rendant au départ du tapis sacré
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Distribution
Categories
Actuality Film Black and White Cairo Ceremony Documentary El Mahmal Islam Muslim People Procession Short Silent Film Tradition
Description

In Alexandre Promios travels in 1896 he traveled through Egypt and made films on the way, now under the series of films on the Lumiere website titled "Alexandre Promio en Égypte". After his journey through Egypt, he visited Palestine. These two films are from Cario during the Muslim ceremony of the holy carpet, or "El Mahmal" and goes under the series titled "Départ du Tapis sacré pour La Mecque"(translated "Departure of the Sacred Carpet for Mecca") and consist of "Le khédive et son escorte" and "Procession du tapis sacré". "El Mahmal" is a ceremony that carries the new cover carpet of the Kaaba in Mecca from the manufacturer in Cairo to give as a gift offering to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. After the ceremony through Cairo, the carpet is taken through Palestine to Saudi Arabia and then Mecca before the pilgrimage season, for another celebration where the Kaaba is covered.

Departure of the Sacred Carpet for Mecca
Khedive and his escort to the procession of the sacred carpet, as well as the Departure of the sacred carpet for Mecca.
The khedive and his escort (Le khédive et son escorte)
Accompanied by several groups of riders, the car of the Khedive Abbas Hilmi II passes under the cheers of the crowd.
Procession of the sacred carpet (Procession du tapis sacré)
Parade of an escort carrying the sacred carpet, followed by a column of musicians mounted on dromedaries.
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Cast
Unavailbale.
Crew
Alexandre Promio - Director