A colossal statue of Ramses II, in the Open-Air Museum at Memphis, Egypt. This statue is so huge that they left it on the ground and built the museum around it. We felt very small on the balcony surrounding it.
Hieroglyphs on Rameses Colossus in Memphis, Egypt. Was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, south of Cairo. (by David Lewis)
Memphis Egypt.According to legends, Memphis – a city located south of Cairo – was founded around 3000 BC by the pharaoh Menes. It used to be the ancient capital of Lower Egypt and thrived as a cultural, commercial, religious and trading hub. The city was abandoned as the Roman Empire came into prominence