Anne Millard fell in love with ancient Egypt when she was only 4 years old and has been studying it ever since. She has degrees in History and Education as well as in Egyptology. She has worked for the Egypt Exploration Society, and participated in their excavations in Egypt. She lectures for the Extra-Mural Department of London University, besides writing numerous books on history and archaeology. L R Galante is a member of Studio Galante, formed in 1995 and based in Florence, along with three other young artists.