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Collection of Authentic Ancient Coins and Artifacts at Bargain Prices

Sadigh Gallery Authentic Ancient Coins and Artifacts at Bargain Prices. Discounts of up to 50% off. Greek, Roman, Persian, Middle Eastern, European, Asian and even a large collection of early American coins from the colonial period, can be found in … Continue reading

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Sadigh Gallery: Luristan (Lorestan) Artifacts Sale

Shop Beautiful and Authentic Ancient Luristan Artifacts at Sadigh Gallery! The term “Luristan” references artifacts made by a society of semi-nomadic people that once lived in the mountainous region of Northwest Iran. Little is known of this ancient culture but … Continue reading

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Newly Acquired Artifacts at Sadigh Gallery

After the severe thunderstorms, it has become so cool and comfortable here with autumn breeze blowing down Manhattan’s skyscrapers.  As we prepare for upcoming Sadigh Gallery auction, we are proud to announce that we have acquired some exquisite artifacts for … Continue reading

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Ancient Egyptian Writing

The scribes of Egypt used three distinct scripts in their writing: hieratic, hieroglyphic and demotic.  The hieratic and demotic are merely cursive derivatives of hieroglyphics.  By the Roman period, the Coptic, a fourth script was used, which was based on … Continue reading

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Ancient Glass History

Little is known about the production of glass in the ancient world.  One early source, Pliny the Elder (AD 23 – 89), reported the tale of natron (soda) merchants who, when they stopped to prepare a meal, supported their cooking … Continue reading

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Luristan Became a Center of Skilled Metalworkers

Luristan bronzes have been prized for their unique designs and fine craftsmanship since antiquity.  Geographically, Luristan is the central province in Iran’s western frontier, the area where production of richly decorated bronzes flourished from about 1200 to 800 B.C. The … Continue reading

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Egyptian Predynastic Pottery

Beginning just before the Predynastic period, Egyptian culture was already beginning to resemble greatly the Pharaonic ages that would soon come after, and rapidly at that.  In a transition period of a thousand years (about which little is still known), … Continue reading

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