Usually when speaking of astrology or the zodiac people think of the Chinese. However, the meaning of "horoscope" may technically be derived from an ancient Egyptian astrological system.
The Egyptians designed the Zodiac of Dendera, which was discovered on the ceiling of the Temple of Hathor in Dendera of Central Egypt. The Zodiac of Dendera depicts aspects of Nile Valley astronomy, astrology, agriculture and calendar making. It has two circles of figures in its design. The inner circle of figures move counter-clockwise like the stars, showing the astrological signs of the zodiac circling the North Pole (symbolized by the deity Anpu.)
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