Long Lost Cities That Were Riddled With Mystery

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Like straight out of an adventure film blockbuster there are really long lost cities from the past. Here's a list of twenty civilizations and cities that have completely disappeared for hundreds of years. All the people, and traces of humanity have vanished and these cities were long forgotten. Forgotten until explorers rediscovered them. Take a look into the past and see what was found.

Memphis

Founded around what researchers believe to be 3,100 BC this is Memphis. Memphis was the famous city of Menes. Menes was a hero Pharaoh who united lower and upper Egypt. These are now ruins, but long ago it was a fortress where Menes could control the water routes. It was abandoned in 640 AD after the Muslim Conquest of Egypt. 

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