Russian Aarchaeologists Excavate ‘White Walls’ Of Ancient Egyptian Capital Memphis – 20 April 2015

RT logoA Russian archaeological expedition spanning more than a decade has unearthed the enclosure walls of the first capital of Egypt – the legendary city of Memphis that was the heart of Egyptian civilization for over 2,000 years.

Scientists from the Egyptology Studies Center of Russian Academy of Sciences (CESRAS) have excavated the foundation of what they believe once were huge walls that used to surround the ancient Egyptian capital currently known under its Greek name, Memphis.

The success of the Russian effort to bring to light part of the 5,200 year-old walls was confirmed by Egypt’s Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damaty.

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