This site uses cookies to offer you a better browsing experience.
Find out more on how we use cookies in our privacy policy.



Mampsis or Memphis, today Mamshit, Arabic Kurnub, is a former Nabataean caravan stop and Byzantine city. The reconstructed city gives the visitor a sense of how Mampsis once looked. The Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev, including Mampsis,

Mithraic monuments of Memphis


Mithraeum of Memphis (Kom Dafbaby)

At about a mile's distance from the village of Mit-Rahine near Memphis a Mithraeum has been discovered, which itself has not yet been described.