Memphis in Egypt

The site of Memphis has a very long history including occupation during the Roman Period.


Relief of Mithras from Memphis in the Cairo Museum. Photographed with Kodachrome slide film in 1992 and digitized in 2016. Corpus Inscriptionum et Monumentorum Religionis Mithriacae no. 92.



Relief from Memphis in the Cairo Museum. Photographed with Kodachrome film during 1992 and digitized in 2016. Corpus Inscriptionum et Monumentorum Religionis Mithriacae no. 93.

Ruins of Memphis. Photographed in 2007.


Headless sphinx with cartouches of Ramsis II in the open air museum at Memphis. Photographed in 2007.



Cartouches belonging to Seti I(19th dynasty) in the open air museum at Memphis. Photographed in 2007.



Relief of the pharoah running the Heb Sed festival in the presence of Ptah. Photographed in 2007.



Granite statue of Ptah and Ramsis II. Photographed in 2007.



Hathor capital from the Temple of Hathor at Memphis in the open air museum; the temple dates to the reign of Rameses II. Photographed in 2007.


Special thanks to Neathery Fuller, Amira Fuller and to Dr. Morad Nasr (our guide to the sites).


Webpage constructed by Michael Fuller, 15 January 2016