A carpet is paraded in Egypt before being taken on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.
Annual Muslim ceremony of parading the Holy Carpet before it leaves for Mecca. The ceremony is known as "El Mahmal" and dates back nearly a thousand years. VS of the richly embroidered Howdah containing the carpet. M/S's of Egyptian Cavalry contingent taking part. Shots of personalities watching the show.
Possibly connected with 46/91 - MD