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Passion for the Authentic
Women’s costumes from the Egyptian countryside and oases
Shahira Mehrez has dedicated her life to preserving Egyptian costume history. Here, she takes us on a tour of her unmatched collection of regional costumes.
In the Lap of Luxury
Traces of a Bygone Era
A peek into the grand kitchens and sumptuous celebrations of the twentieth-century Egyptian aristocracy.
on the Talismanic Aspects Of Egyptian Female Ornaments
For millennia, Egypt's traditional symbols have survived and adapted, serving to unite the country's population. But despite their importance, these symbols and their meanings are vanishing in the modern age.