Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sadigh Gallery: Fertility Idols Collection

Mother goddess is a term used to refer to a goddess who represents motherhood, fertility, creation, or who embodies the bounty of the Earth. The statuettes used in representing mother goddesses are referred to as Fertility idols. They were made … Continue reading

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Brief History of Persia Pt. 3: Sasanian Empire

The Sasanian kings considered themselves direct successors of the great Achaemenid dynasty founded by Cyrus the Great. After the fall of Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenids, orchestrated by Alexander the Great in 330 BC, the province of Fars … Continue reading

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Sadigh Gallery: Phoenician Glass Artifacts Special

Shop authentic ancient Phoenician glass vessels, beads and statues at Sadigh Gallery. Call Toll Free 1(800)426-2007 to order OR visit http://www.sadighgallery.com, and enter the Item Number in the search box located on the website. Thank you. Check out this post … Continue reading

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Brief History of Persia Pt. 2: Parthian Empire

The two most important periods in the history of Near East are the Parthian and Sassanian period as they connected the Hellenistic and Islamic Periods in ancient Iran. The Parthian Empire was however the most enduring of the empires of … Continue reading

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Brief History of Persia Pt. 1: Achaemenid Empire

The Achaemenid Persian Empire, 550-330 BC, (sometimes referred to as the First Persian Empire) ushered in a new era in the history of the ancient Near East. For the first time, nations from the Nile to the Indus with different … Continue reading

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