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Memphis and its Necropolis

Listed under Archaeological Sites in Cairo, Egypt.

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This city was the ancient capital of the kingdom of Egypt. According to legend, Memphis was established by Menes in 3100 BC and once became one of the most populous cities in the world. There are ruins from Ptah and Apis temples, known as world wonders during ancient times.

Written by  Jordan-Ashley Baker.

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“Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur”

'The capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt has some extraordinary funerary monuments, including rock tombs, ornate mastabas, temples and pyramids. In ancient times, the site was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.' Copyright © UNESCO/Worl… Read more...

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