Change and continuity under Islam
The conquest of Egypt by the Arab 'Amr Ibn Al-'As was a milestone in the country's history, yet accounts of it are vague and contradictory. Jill Kamil looks at evidence that Arab rule was marked by liberal policies
Dig Days Tampering with Nefertiti
In the last few weeks I have received many e-mails from art historians in the United States expressing outrage at the Berlin Museum's astonishing insolence in briefly fusing the beautiful painted bust of Nefertiti to a modern bronze nude body...