House of God Ostracon:- This Ostracon (writing on pottery) was discovered in Arad, an ancient Judean administrative center. Written in ancient Hebrew script dated to the early 6th century BCE, it is presumed to be one of the earliest epigraphic references to the Temple in Jerusalem.A portion of the inscription reads: "To my lord Elyashib,may the Lord seek your welfare and as to the matter which you command me it is well,he is in the House of God"
Egyptian God Thoth has many function and many powers. He is the Moon God, the inventor of writing and science, the protector of scribes, the master of knowledge, the Divine messenger and book keeper. In the after-world, he is responsible for proper weighing of hearts and he writes down the verdict on the sacred scriptures. He is sometimes depicted as an Ibis and sometimes as a Baboon. Cult Center: Eshmunen or Hermopolis. Other Names: Tehuti.
Ketef Hinnom Amulets:Two tiny silver scrolls in the form of amulets were discovered at a burial cave at Ketef Hinnom. Written in ancient Hebrew script dated to the 7th century BCE, the scrolls comprise the earliest-known fragments of a biblical text and pre-date the earliest scrolls from Qumran by more than 300 years.A form of what is known as the priestly blessing is contained in the scroll.It also contains the oldest known form of the Divine Name of God(Known as the Tetragrammatom)
The Rosetta Stone has the same inscription written in three languages; Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs, Demotic, and Greek. Its discovery in 1799 was key to figuring out the hieroglyphic writing system, thus allowing modern historians to unlock the contents of many manuscripts and carvings that were previously unknown. The Rosetta Stone is currently located in the British Museum.
New Kingdom. Circa 1550-1075 BC. Green glazed steatite scarab (13x9mm). Deeply carved back and base, the latter engraved with a Sphinx and signs meaning “Praise the Lord of the Palace”. Cf. Basel 738; Matouk II, 606. Pierced for mounting. Perfectly preserved glaze, fine detail, and overall excellent style. From the Dr. John N. Winnie Collection, purchased from Ancient World Arts on 8/12/90.
"In the clay, god and man shall be bound; to a unity brought together;so that to the end of days; the Flesh and the Soul; which in a god have ripened – that soul in a blood-kinship be bound." These are the words etched into clay tablets dating back thousands of years, recording the fascinating Sumerian creation myths that talk of the origin of mankind.