Ancient Rome: Supercity - a great discussion starter or immersion resource which outlines some of the major 'firsts' of Rome. “Rome: Ancient Supercity Infographic.” 2014. The History Channel website. Aug 5 2014, 12:13 http://www.history.com/interactives/ancient-rome.
Anubis,Egyptian God of the Dead guarding the Chest. Found in Tutankhamun's tomb. He was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty (ruled ca. 1332 BC – 1323 BC in the conventional chronology), during the period of Egyptian history known as the New Kingdom. He is popularly referred to as King Tut.
The parentage of Anubis himself is sometimes unclear. Some versions credit his father as Ra, while others state He was sired by Seth, the adversary of Horus and His Father, Osiris. The identity of Anubis' mother also varies from tale to tale and region to region. Some folklores tell that Anubis was born to Bastet, while others indicate it was instead Hesat. In versions involving Osiris as His Father, Anubis' mother is Nephthys; Wife and Sister of Seth.
Temple of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten) ~ It is the prime temple here (also known as Gempateen). The ancient meaning of this name translates as: “The Sun Disc is Found in the Estate of God Aten”. ~ Luxor, Egypt ~ Miks' Pics "Acnient Egypt" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/ancient-egypt/
Aerial view of the three tiers of the palace at Masada. Herod built on what most architects would see as an impossible site: a waterless plateau sitting on sheer cliffs. But it gave him an impregnable fortress as well as a luxurious palace
SacredHandsCoven.com: Ma’at’s 42 - The Answer to the Question of Life, the Universe and Everything - For more than two millennia prior to the Ten Commandments, there were forty-two rules, throughout Egypt, where Moses and the Israelite's lived. The Forty-Two Principles of Ma’at. Many scholars believe that this is the origin for the majority of the “Biblical commandments” as these were common laws under which all people throughout Egypt lived.
Some of the Dead Sea Scrolls were hidden in jars which were later found in the excavation of Qumran. This type of pottery is unknown elsewhere: since it was found in the caves where the scrolls were hidden, and in the Qumran ruins, many believe it is conclusive proof that the scrolls were written in Qumran.