What was the function of the cone-shaped objects ancient Egyptian men and women wore on their heads? And were they even real?
A country's heritage is not only safeguarded in museums. Methodical collectors who give access to their collections contribute in no small way to cultural preservation. This is the story of a passionate collector who preserves little snippets of Egypt’s history, one stamp at a time.
The fascinating history of the colourful and intricate appliqué tents ubiquitous at every Egyptian social occasion.
Few of Cairo’s historical gardens remain today, but those that still exist offer a glimpse into a lush past where gardens were both a refuge from the city’s desert heat and a status symbol for its ambitious rulers.
Fifteen years after her passing, the grandson of a pioneering Egyptian artist embarks on a mission to save his grandmother’s legacy and keep her name alive.
Most of the first buildings developed in Khedivial Cairo following 1868 were gone only a couple of decades later. This is a history of the modern city's earliest days.
The story of a notorious 1920s murder that stirred a media frenzy in Egypt and the United Kingdom. Involving two controversial characters and pitting two different cultures against each other, the case was much more than a simple crime of passion.