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Glimpse of ancient city of Memphis in Egypt
Published: Jul 29, 2021 09:20 AM
Wanna tour to the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis? Inscribed as a World Heritage Site in as early as 1979, this open-air museum city, founded in about 3100 BC, offers a glimpse of its glorious past as the capital of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom spanning from 2700 BC to 2200 BC.

Photo taken on July 28, 2021 shows the statue of Sphinx at the ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt.(Photo: Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 28, 2021 shows the statue of Sphinx at the ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
Photo taken on July 28, 2021 shows the colossal statue of ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II and building fragments at the ruins of ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt.(Photo: Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 28, 2021 shows the colossal statue of ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II and building fragments at the ruins of ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
Photo taken on July 28, 2021 shows a hieroglyphics-inscribed building fragment at the ruins of ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt.(Photo: Xinhua)

Photo taken on July 28, 2021 shows a hieroglyphics-inscribed building fragment at the ruins of ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
Tourists look at the lying colossal statue of ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II at the ruins of ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt, on July 28, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Tourists look at the lying colossal statue of ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Ramesses II at the ruins of ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, 23 km southwest of Cairo, capital of Egypt, on July 28, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)


 
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