Weaving rugs is a special talent. Many of the better Egyptian rugs take months to make.
Many great scents are to be found in Egypt. This lady demonstrated the different perfunmes to our group. Of course, Lynn returned to the US with a large selection!
Entire communities craft alabaster into pots and vases. Alabaster looks heavy, but it is light as paper.
Emad owned the shop on our boat, The King of Thebes. He's also an excellent makeup artist.
Gold and silver crafts are a popular souvenir. This craftsmen is making cartouches.
On the eastern shore of the Nile near Aswan a Nubian woman paints a henna tattoo on Courtney. The tattoos will last about two weeks. She did this beautiful art in just minutes.
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