This inscribed marble slab reads "Here were brought the bones of Uzziah, king of Judah. Not to be opened." King Uzziah was an Israelite who is referred to in the Biblical books of 2 Kings and 2 Chronicles. He lived in the 8th century BC, and his remains were reburied in Jerusalem at the site of this grave marker in approximately the 1st century AD. The artifact is about 14 inches tall and the language is Aramaic. Discovered in 1931 in a monastery in Jerusalem, it is now located in the…

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Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE. The new writing system became the Coptic script, an adapted Greek alphabet with the addition of six or seven signs from the demotic script to represent Egyptian sounds the…

Coptic or Coptic Egyptian (Met Remenkēmi) is the latest stage of the Egyptian language, a northern Afro-Asiatic language spoken in Egypt until at least the 17th century. Egyptian began to be written in the Coptic alphabet – an adaptation of the Greek script with some letters inherited from Demotic – in the 1st century CE. The new writing system became the Coptic script, an adapted Greek alphabet with the addition of six or seven signs from the demotic script to represent Egyptian sounds the…

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A ROMAN BLUE MOULD-BLOWN GLASS FLASK CIRCA 1ST CENTURY A.D. The octagonal body with central concentric rings on each side, the neck with everted rim and applied pale green twin handles, with flattened rectangular base 3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) high

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Sandaled foot, Augustan, late 1st century B.C.–early 1st century A.D. Roman Ivory #history #shoesdsire

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Marcellus as the God Hermes by Cleomenes the Athenian marble 1st century BC France Paris Musee du Louvre Canvas Art - (24 x 36)

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