Ramses II statue (Photo: Creative Commons)
CAIRO – 24 September 2017: Thomas Goldberger the Charge d’Affairs of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and Minister of Antiquities, Khaled Anany, celebrated the completion of the Ancient Memphis Walking Circuit at Mit Rahina.
The circuit connects eight archaeological sites in the center of the first capital of Ancient Egypt.
“This project is an investment in both past and future,” Goldberger stated in the U.S. Embassy Statement.
He added: “The United States is committed to continuing our partnership with the Ministry of Antiquities to conserve Egypt’s cultural heritage and increase tourism.”
The circuit includes sites such as the Great Temple of Ptah, the Apis House, a temple to Hathor, a New Kingdom shrine, and a series of early tombs and residence.