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)

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)

Horemheb relief inside the Tomb of Horemheb Necropolis of Saqqara Memphis Egypt.

Horemheb relief inside the Tomb of Horemheb Necropolis of Saqqara Memphis Egypt.

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.

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.

Colossus of Ramesses II limestone statue ~ Memphis Egypt.

Colossus of Ramesses II limestone statue ~ Memphis Egypt.

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

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

Painted relief Mastaba of Mereruka 2340 B.C. Necropolis of Saqqara Memphis Egypt.

Painted relief Mastaba of Mereruka 2340 B.C. Necropolis of Saqqara Memphis Egypt.

Amulet with ankhs Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12–13 Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

Amulet with ankhs Period: Middle Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 12–13 Date: ca. 1981–1640 B.C. Geography: From Egypt

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