Al-Ahram Weekly Online
11 - 17 April 2002
Issue No.581
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Sniffing out history
Five exhibitions of Egyptian perfumes and cosmetics have been opened simultaneously in Cairo and Paris, in a bid to further cultural ties between Egypt and France. Nevine El-Aref took in the aroma

Vanity and health
Modern perfume, cosmetic arts and healing remedies are indebted to the beauty practices of ancient Egypt. Jill Kamil investigates

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