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Memphis - Egypt - 500 BC - Troop of funerary servant figures Shabtis in the name of Neferibreheb / Louvre-Lens


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.


Shaykh al-Balad, wood statue from Ṣaqqārah in Memphis, Egypt, 5th dynasty (c. 2400 bce); in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo.


Horus & Nectanebo II

In this greywacke statue, the god Horus (depicted as a falcon; head is lost) protects the praying figure of Nectanebo II. From Memphis, Egypt. 30th Dynasty, circa 350 BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).

Alexander III, the Great, 336-323 BC. Silver AR tetradrachm, 17.17 g., 27 mm., early posthumous minted at Memphis, Egypt, ca. 323-316 BC. Obv. Head of young Herakles wearing the lion skin right. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus enthroned left, thunderbolt in left field, DI below throne.


Photo of the Palace of Apries, Memphis, Egypt, by the excavator Sir Flinders Petrie. Source: National Museums Scotland Blog

Colossal statue of Ramses II. Memphis, Egypt. 1920-1933 (This is SO much bigger in person than it looks in pictures)


Detail of a carving on the south-east face of a remaining wall block at the Hathor Temple, Memphis, Egypt. Photo: Bassem Ezzat, 2015