Ancient Egyptian Martial Art At Risk Of Being Lost To History


Another nomination for the UNESCO cultural heritage list is a traditional Egyptian sport called Tahteeb.
Tahteeb is an ancient martial art that's practised with sticks.
It's popular in the country's rural areas.
Men and children gather to watch the best fighters in the village battle it out with flutes and drums adding to the suspense and drama.
Adel EL Mahrouky has more.