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Of the two most fasinating of UFO accounts are, no doubt, found in, incidently, the two of the oldest cultures writings in the world. Egyptian and Sumerian records have many colorful descriptions of flying disks. Vimanas.
Ancient Egyptian UFO accounts Egyptian mythology gives accounts of Ra, the sun god, who flew on a celestial boat:
Gods together with men are with thee;
No harm cometh unto them from thy shining,
Nor from thy journeying in the celestial boat above.
The 'winged god of war legends' surrounding Zoroaster, a prophet of the 6th century B.C. has some similar reports and description of flying disk, and flying gods. Ashur, the winged god of war, is very striking and was later an adaptation of a god before him, called Ahura Mazda.
Space ships in the Rig Veda: In ancient Hindu text of India, such as the Rig Veda in the Mahabharata and in the Ramayana there are long descriptions of Vimanas. - flying machines that could cover vast distances and travel forward, upward and downward. They speak of cars that fly and even instructions how to build them! These Hindu text are full of such examples of how we have been visited by outsiders.
Source: Aliens Among Us : www.crystalinks.com...