Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sadigh Gallery’s Collection of Asian Amber Statues

Check out the Slideshow below of Sadigh Gallery’s Amber Collection Amber is a hard translucent fossilized resin produced by extinct coniferous trees of the Tertiary period (a geologic period from 65 million to 2.6 million years ago). Amber is produced … Continue reading

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Sadigh Gallery’s Oil Lamp Collection

Here’s another video preview of some of Sadigh Gallery’s extensive ancient oil lamps collection. This video covers Ancient Greek, Roman and Syrian oil lamps. Oil lamps like the ones in this video would have been filled with olive oil. A … Continue reading

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Sadigh Gallery’s Cylinder Seals Collection

Cylinder Seals were created in the Near East around 3,000 B.C. They were carved from stones and the engravings on them, inverted, were always commemorative and administrative in nature. They were pressed into wet clay to leave an impression of … Continue reading

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