How one man in Egypt is keeping a 200-year-old tradition of tile making alive

  • Saied Hussain has been making cement tiles by hand for over 50 years in Cairo, Egypt.
  • His business has withstood competition from marble and ceramic tile makers.
  • He says he’s one of the last artisans in Egypt still making tiles this way – and he doesn’t expect the industry to last much longer.
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