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Sadigh Gallery: Birds in Ancient Culture & Mythology

Rising above the earth and soaring through the skies, birds have been symbols of power and freedom throughout the ages. In many myths and legends, birds link the human world to the divine or supernatural realms that lie beyond ordinary experience. Birds assume a variety of roles in mythology and religion. They play a central…
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October 23, 2019 0

Sadigh Gallery on the Mythological Animal – Sphinx

Mythology is quite an interesting, abstract, and an odd concept in itself, the creatures and their abilities, and the purposes some of these mythological creatures possess is anything but realistic. A perfect example of these theoretical and unreal characteristics is that of the ancient Greek creature known as the sphinx. The Sphinx was depicted within…
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September 23, 2019 0

Sadigh Gallery: The Amarna Period – Ancient Egypt

The Amarna Period was an era of Egyptian history during the latter half of the Eighteenth Dynasty when the royal residence of the pharaoh and his queen was shifted to Akhetaten (‘Horizon of the Aten’) in what is now Amarna. Sadigh Gallery notes that it was marked by the reign of Amenhotep IV, who changed…
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August 23, 2019 0

Sadigh Gallery: Gender Roles in the Ancient World

In today’s world, the word “gender” can spark a very different conversation than it did even 10 years ago. After all, gender is a complex, multifaceted phenomenon: it isn’t black and white. However, in the ancient world, gender was viewed through a relatively black-and-white lens, according to Sadigh Gallery, a top provider of ancient art…
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March 12, 2019 0

How to Store and Properly Display Ancient Artifacts

Your ancient artifacts are no doubt some of your most prized possessions. You’re keeping them not just for yourself but perhaps even for your offspring. The trick, though, is keeping them intact long enough for each to make it to your offspring’s hands in one piece. Here’s a rundown on how to store and properly…
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February 12, 2019 0

Sadigh Gallery: Tips for Beginning and Veteran Collectors

You’ve always been interested in collecting coins, especially since this was your grandfather’s or your father’s pastime. Or perhaps you have a friend who is into collecting ancient artifacts and has inspired you to do the same. The question is, how exactly do you go about collecting authentic ancient coins, rather than fakes? And how…
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January 12, 2019 0

Sadigh Gallery: How to Authenticate Coins

You slowly pull out your newly purchased ancient coin, treating it as though it’s a delicate secret you’ve kept hidden for more than 10,000 years. As the light above you strikes the coin, you see the coin glisten, and your heart leaps. (You can’t help the excited history buff in you.) However, your fellow comrade…
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December 12, 2018 0