EGYPT AMULET 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE ~ Faience amulet in the shape of an ankh, 25th dynasty to Late Period, about 700-500 BCE.The ankh (meaning "life") is combined with the was-sceptre, the djed pillar,the heh and the hieroglyph for "millions". It represents a wish, probably for the king, of "life,power and stability for millions of years".
Egyptian Sheet gold finger and toe coverings, plus sandals, from the tomb of three minor wives of Thutmose III at Wady Gabbanat el-Qurud, circa 1479-1425 B.C. On display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Thoth, Egypt - credited with the creation of a number of branches of knowledge (law, magic, philosophy, religion, science, and writing). An infallible judge capable of rendering completely just decisions. The Greeks admired him so greatly that they credited him as the originator of all knowledge on earth and in the heavens. http://www.ancient.eu/Thoth/