What did the Ancient Egyptians Call Memphis? Mapping Ancient Egyptian Town Names

Read anything about Ancient Egypt and you’ll soon come across an obvious etymological curiosity; most places are known by their Greek, Roman, Arabic or even English names, rather than their Ancient Egyptian names. This reflects the enormous breadth of time many of these settlements have been occupied, but it doesn’t help if you’re reading a … Continue reading What did the Ancient Egyptians Call Memphis? Mapping Ancient Egyptian Town Names