Art historian/researcher on religion and art, was born in Iraq to an English father and Arab Christian mother. Studied in Iraq, Soviet Union, UK, Russian Federation and USA. Worked at the Iraqi Museum, Baghdad 1965-1977. Awarded the Millennium Award. Lectured on history of art at Sultan Qaboos University, Oman 2001-2003. Chair of MCIC. Writer in Arabic and English. Remembering Al Mutanabbi (street bombing). Art exhibitions in Baghdad, London, Newcastle, Lebanon, Sweden, Portugal and Austria.