Egyptian Statues: Telling the Pharoah's Story

Posted by David on 7/24/2014 to Ancient Artifacts and Culture
Art in Egypt was not for art's sake, generally. There was a definite purpose and message behind much of the artistic work that you may find in Egyptian collections, such as what we have at Sadigh Gallery.

Pre-Columbian Art – Mayan Drinking Vessel

Posted by Timothy on 7/1/2014 to Ancient Artifacts and Culture
Let us take the time to focus on Pre-Columbian Art, specifically a Mayan Drinking Vessel. Consider product 45171 from the Sadigh Gallery, the description is: Cylindrical terracotta drinking vessel with seated male warriors in elaborate feathered costumes and headdresses. Shades of red, beige, brown, and orange. Dark patina. Upon observation and reflection, many questions and narratives unravel.
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