Online tours: Middle East
Some of the artefacts from the sites that the writer and her husband Max Mallowan excavated in the Middle East (1928-58) together with photographs that she made there.
A look at some of the artefacts in the British Museum that illustrate the importance and splendour of the South Arabian kingdoms.
An introduction to the Queen in myth and art.
A look at the Sasanian dynasty, which ruled Iran before Islam and followed Zoroastrianism.