May 20, 2011
Globe and Mail
Sail the Nile and Europe's famous rivers for less
The buy: Avalon Waterways has early-booking incentives on 2012 Egypt cruises. The savings: $300 a person when you book an air-inclusive cruise, or $150 if you book cruise only.
New Book: Qasr Ibrim: The Textiles from the Cathedral Cemetery
Elisabeth Grace Crowfoot is an expert on ancient textiles and in 1976 she was invited to join the Egyptian Exploration Society's expedition to Qasr Ibrim, after having worked in Cambridge on textiles from the Ibrim seasons in the 1960's. She worked with the expedition until 1984, analyzing, sorting, washing and cataloguing textiles as they were ...