Welcome to ancient Egypt in the reign of Ramesses the Great. Travel back to the land of the pharaohs at the time of its greatest glory. Sail up the Nile and visit the vibrant cosmopolitan cities of Memphis and Thebes. Enjoy the beer, lotus wine and dancing girls at a formal banquet. Visit an embalmer’s workshop, have your fortune told by a sacred bull or witness the spectacular festivals at the temples of Karnak and Luxor. More reliable than Herodotus and more upbeat than the Book of the Dead, this is the essential guide for the discerning time-traveller.