Category: Egypt

Egyptian Heritage Sites Aren’t Party Venues; Mona Abdou; Egyptian Streets

Photo: Al Arabiya

Neon lights bring alive the eyes of statues, and the opaque shadow of a column falls over the dancefloor. It’s a grand sight, perhaps for all the wrong reasons: drinks are half-melted at the base of a limestone ram, a bored child picks their nail into the crevices of an already worn set of hieroglyphs, and a once grand place of worship is reduced to little more than a glorified rave site.

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