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In ancient Egypt, Tahtib (stick art) was a martial art focused on stick fighting. In modern times, it has evolved into a dancing tradition and stick game. Though its role has changed over the years, the core of the activity and the values for which Tahtib represents still remain today. The oldest traces of Tahtib are presumed to date back to Egypt’s Old Kingdom period, depicted on ancient engravings and walls of Egyptian temples and tombs, possibly between 2000 and…