- Also Mem·phit·ic [mem-fit-ik] /mɛmˈfɪt ɪk/. of or relating to the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis.
Origin of Memphite
≪ Greek Memphī́tēs inhabitant of Memphis; see -ite1
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Examples from the Web for memphite
Ideas had progressed to some purpose since the days of the Memphite kings.
All the mastabas belong to the period of the Memphite empire.
But the history of the Memphite Empire unfortunately loses itself in legend and fable, and becomes a blank for several centuries.The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI.
Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
The Arab had listened attentively and with a subtle smile to the Memphite, whose duties as guide now compelled him to break off.The Bride of the Nile, Complete
With the latest discoveries in this Memphite pyramid-field we shall deal in the next chapter.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery
L.W. King and H.R. Hall