Menouthis

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Map of Nile Delta showing ancient Canopus, Heracleion, and 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. For a long time, its exact location remained uncertain.

Nevertheless, in 2000, the 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.