They were ushered into a big hall. It was different from the big hall, which they had been brought into earlier. The tables were at the sides near the walls. The space at the center was vast. The five foreigners looked around them as they stood in the middle of that vast space.
The entire place smelled of olive oil, in which the lights were fueled. The whole place was full of lights. They remembered that it was quite different from the dark desert lands of Ancient Egypt.