Almeh Performing the Sword Dance is an 1876 genre oil on canvas painting in the Academic and Orientalist style by French artist and sculptor Jean-Léon Gérôme.
Almeh’s in Egypt
Throughout the Arab world, an almah is a term used to describe a young female dancer, often associated with traditional dance forms. These dances are sometimes performed at celebrations, weddings, or cultural events. The role of the almah may go beyond just dancing and may involve providing entertainment in a broader sense.