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    I love getting spices from the market - very fresh and cheap compared to back home.

    You could pick up some baklava (or similar).

    Everyone buys a sphinx or two and a papyrus reed scroll. almost 7 years ago

    Answered by Sam Richards via Site_iconTravellr.com
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    Sphinx and papyrus ...may be good Thanx almost 7 years ago

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    Just make sure you get the authentic stuff. almost 7 years ago

    Answered by Hilary via Site_iconWorldNomads.com
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    Hi - if you come from Australia there are some restrictions taking things back in, particularly on foodstuffs. For example if you take spices they are better ground up. I really like Egyptian cotton things - clothes, bed linens, scarves etc. - and perfumes are wonderful. Hand painted fabrics, papyrus paintings and woven mats from carpet shops are also great souvenirs. Gold and silver are quite cheap. I also love the scarab beetles that you can find carved from stone such as alabaster, or sometimes even glass. You'll be spoiled for authentic souvenirs :-)

    Lyndall almost 7 years ago

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