There is an old adage which everyone, people who participate on blogs included, ought to kind in mind: Scripta manent… Things that are written down endure.
In a story posted on Fox News I read about the possible identification of maybe the oldest known Christian inscription. It is in Greek and was found at the 4 mile mark of the Via Latin near Rome. Today it is in the collections of the Capitoline Museums. The dating derives from the shape of the Greek letters, including the sigma and omega, used at Rome in the second half of the 2nd c.
You can read the whole piece there. Here is a translation of the inscription.
As translated by Prof. Gregory Snyder, the inscription reads:
To my bath, the brothers of the bridal chamber carry the torches,
[here] in our halls, they hunger for the [true] banquets,
even while praising the Father and glorifying the Son.
There [with the Father and the Son] is the only spring and source of truth.
It is possibly from the sect called the Valentinianians.