From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
I sit at the doorway of Ramses III's tomb, making sure that only truth gets inside. [Artist's rendering of the paintings at the doorway of KV11, the tomb of Ramses III in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt. Originally painted by Tresea Dutertre before 1842. Image from the Theban Mapping Project, 2010.] Public domain.