Joann Fletcher

professor at the University of York, is a founder member of the University’s Mummy Research Group and ‘Ancient Adornments Project’. Specialising in human remains, her PhD thesis Ancient Egyptian Hair: a Study in Style, Form and Function was obtained in 1995. Her most recent book Cleopatra the Great was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 2008, and she is currently filming her next series about ancient Egypt for the BBC.

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