The Copper Stone

Refining the Copper Excavated at Timna

4 Minutes, 1961
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Directed by: Natan Gross
Photographer: Rolf Kneller
Original Music: Meir Hernick
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Once copper was excavated from the mines at Timna, near Eilat, it is refined using sulphuric acid, then treated with iron. Workers enjoy a short break before the metal is loaded on to trucks that carry it to the harbour and the world beyond. A portion of a film produced by the Hasbarah authority.

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