Why Three Egyptologists Are Teaching History Through Assassin’s Creed Origins

If you’ve ever wanted to explore Ancient Egypt, playing Assassin’s Creed Origins might be the next best option to the real thing (or even better, as Egyptologist Chris Naunton argues). Chris and his colleagues Kate Sheppard and Gemma Renshaw marvel at the accuracy and level of detail Ubisoft poured into their rendition of Ptolemaic Egypt; the Temple of Hatshepsut, for example, looks identical to the real-life building, minus the modern additions of the ticket office and tarmac. Read full article here

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