Jordan Valley - The Cradle of Culture

Hisham Palace in the Jordan Valley

1 Minute, 1972
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Directed by: Avshalom Katz
Production:Matti Raban, Igal Efrati
Photographer: Balman Alex
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

An excerpt from the film Jordan Valley – The Cradle of Culture, which was produced by the Israeli Film Service in collaboration with the Israel Broadcasting Authority, shows the Hisham Palace in Khirbet al-Fajr in Jericho. Announcer Gabriel Yinon describes the palace as one of the most glorious sites of the Islamic period in the Jordan Valley. The place has a palace, a bathhouse, and a mosque with full-size art sculptures of people and figures depicting the richness of Islamic culture at the time.
(Screenplay and direction: Avshalom Katz, Cinematography: Alexander Belman, Editor: Dan Perry, Producers: Yigal Efrati, Matti Raban, Announcer: Gabriel Yinon)

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