Fortunately, much of the research for JOURNEY had already been done. I did have to read up on blind harpists, though (apparently this was not unusual in ancient Egypt) and chironomists. 🙂 I bought a book on ancient Egyptian music and devoured it. I would love to hear how an ancient Egyptian band might have played!
Add to this research on the latest Pharaoh and his progeny, and that about covers it. Oh, and embalming. (Goodness, I’ve been fascinated with embalming longer than I realized.)
Tomorrow: the writing