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Menphis - Egypte - 500 before JC - Troop of funerary servant figures Shabtis in the name of Neferibreheb Louvre-Lens

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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.

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

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Macedonian etradrachma showing the head of Alexander the Great, with the ram’s horn and clad in an elephant skin and aegis. This is one of the earliest coin portraits of Alexander around 318 BC Silver

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Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km south of Cairo.

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