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Menouthis

Menouthis was a sacred city in ancient Egypt, devoted to the Egyptian goddess Isis and god Serapis. The city was submerged under water in the 8th century as a result of earthquakes or a Nile flood. Its exact location remained uncertain until 2000 when an archaeological team led by Franck Goddio reported rediscovery of Menouthis underwater a little northeast of Alexandria.

"Menouthis" is also the name of a song by E.S. Posthumus, inspired by the ancient city.

Category:Cities in Ancient Egypt Category:Sunken cities