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#cultural heritage

Melbalad Gallery of Egyptian Handicrafts is a journey through time and space in search of everything that is authentic about traditional Egyptian handicrafts. Spanning from ancient Egyptian times to the present day, the gallery traverses Egypt, from the Mediterranean to Upper Egypt and from the eastern to the western deserts. Rehab Mansour, the visionary behind Melbalad – which means ‘from the country’ in Arabic – established the gallery in 2008 after immersing herself in academia for 14 years. In an…