Elizabeth Frood

The tug of war over the Rosetta Stone

12 December 2020 9:00 am

The decipherment of the Rosetta Stone led to bitter feuding – but there was mutual curiosity and collaboration too, says Elizabeth Frood

Bust of Nefertiti: ‘the Mona Lisa of the ancient world’

The enduring enigma of Nefertiti

7 April 2018 9:00 am

Often dubbed the Mona Lisa of the ancient world, the bust of the Egyptian queen Nefertiti is as immediately recognisable…