Fact and fiction: Assassin’s Creed and cultural learning

Cleopatra on top of the Great Pyramid of Khufu in Discovery Tour mode. Image captured by WalterSobchak19. Screenshot: Assassin's Creed: Origins, Ubisoft

How much of Assassin’s Creed: Origins, set in ancient Egypt, is factually based? Can any cultural learning come out of playing it? This author leaps off the cliffs of Memphis to find out.