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Memnon may refer to:

  • Memnon (mythology) a king who led an army that fought on the side of the Trojans in the Trojan War.
  • Memnon of Rhodes (380–333 BC), commander of the Greek mercenaries working for the Persian King Darius III
  • Memnon of Heraclea Heraclea Pontica, Greek historian; c. 1st century he wrote a history about his city in Asia Minor on the Black Sea
  • Memnon Atticus at Athens in the 2nd century
  • Saint Memnon the Wonderworker — early Christian saint from Egypt, hermit and hegumen of one of Egyptian monasteries
  • Memnon of Ephesus, a fifth century bishop of Ephesus who took part in the Nestorian controversy.


  • Memnon (clipper), the first clipper ship to reach San Francisco during the Gold Rush
  • Memnon, 1858 clipper-built ship


  • The Colossi of Memnon, two statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III near modern-day Luxor
  • The Younger Memnon, one of two colossal statues of Ramesses II from the Ramesseum at Thebes, Egypt