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The first page of this Egypt Guitars promotional flyer from the 1980s reads:
All EGYPT instruments are a unique blend of traditional hand-crafted quality and innovative design. Their unique counter balanced, offset body styling, slim, easy access, two octave necks and practical ergonomic design add up to a superb instrument built for today’s discerning musician. 6•string guitars are available in ISIS or reverse body OSIRIS style.
Bass guitars are offered in fretted NEFERTITI or fretless NOFRETITI versions,
All EGYPT instruments are built from the finest quality selected hardwoods available to provide superlative sustain with a balanced, rich in harmonics, sound.
The OSIRIS guitar is available with a choice of one or two HOT STUFF humbucking pickups while the ISIS comes equipped with a single HOT V STUFF unit or paired with an optional single coil pickup that gives an individual tonal variety. All instruments have an overall master volume control with separate tone controls for each pickup which incorporate a coil splitting facility. 2 pickup models utilise a 3- way toggle switch.