The Sumerian King list - still puzzles historians after more than a century of research - it's an ancient manuscript originally recorded in the Sumerian language, listing kings of Sumer (ancient southern Iraq) from Sumerian and neighbouring dynasties, the
Orphic Prayer Sheet - Greek, 350 - 300 B. “The dead soul is thirsty. It is guided to the proper spring. The soul is asked about its origin and replies with the formula of salvation, stressing its half-terrestrial, half-celestial origin.