Memphis is the English name for the present-day site of one of the great ancient capital cities of , located in and around several villages some 24 km south of the modern Egyptian capital of .

Notable Places in the Area

The , or Step Pyramid, is an archaeological remain in the necropolis, , northwest of the city of Memphis. is situated 3½ km west of Memphis. Photo: Oltau, CC BY 3.0.

Archaeological site
Abusir is the name given to an archaeological locality on the desert plateau 10 km south of Giza and 8 km north of . is situated 4½ km northwest of Memphis. Photo: Kurohito, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the name given both to a village 32 km to the south of the capital of and… is situated 3 km southwest of Memphis. Photo: Oltau, CC BY 3.0.

El Badrashein is a city in the Giza Governorate, . is situated 3 km southeast of Memphis.


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