I traveled to Egypt in December 2019 for research for the Eye of Isis series, set in Alexandria in the time of Cleopatra.
…a knot of Roman tourists gathered around a display of allegedly antique pottery and statuary featuring the entire panoply of Egyptian gods and goddesses going all the way back, according to the lively, sharp-featured proprietor, to the First Dynasty. The Romans, displaying that touching reverence mixed with inferiority with which they approached all things pharaonic, looked only too willing to believe him. — Death of An Eye, 2018
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