Category Archives: Mythology

How To Authenticate Ancient Coins

Forgeries of ancient coins are believed to be as old as coinage itself. Thus, learning how to authenticate coins in one’s ancient coin collection is also a timeless skill, one that requires knowledge, experience/exposure, and research. Often a visual inspection … Continue reading

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How To Tell If An Artwork Is Real Or Fake

Forgery, or the creation of rip-offs, is very prevalent in many facets of modern living: from clothes and shoes to high-fashion bags and even art. Paintings are some of the most replicated, and you don’t want to waste that precious … Continue reading

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Latest Acquisitions: Chinese Jade Stone Artifacts

Over 60 Beautiful and Exquisite Asian Jade Stone Statues Have Been Added To Our Collection! Sadigh Gallery’s latest acquisitions includes various Chinese jade sculptures such as discs, musical instruments, statues of various symbolic and mythological creatures such as Dragons and … Continue reading

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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. 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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Sadigh Gallery’s Ancient Egyptian Scarabs

http://sadighgalleryegypt.com Heart scarabs were once placed on the throat, chest, or heart of the mummy. Some were worn by the deceased on a necklace, or mounted in gold settings as a pectoral. Heart scarabs provided the bearer with the assurance … Continue reading

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Athenian Coins

Coins issued by certain cities or empires took the leading role in dictating which coins were readily acceptable for trade in the Mediterranean lands. One such city was Athens, which established the ‘Attic standard’ that was to be adopted later … Continue reading

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