Scythian stag soap (British Museum exclusive)

    SKU: cmcd60060

    £4.99 Members' price *

    About

    Exclusive to the Museum: a scented soap bar inspired by the stag, an animal often found within Scythian art.

    Motifs of local wildlife and mythical beasts were usually incorporated onto the designs of the impressive gold ornaments and jewellery worn by the Scythians men and women.

    The stag may have had a special significance for the Scythians as a sacred symbol.

    About the Scythians

    The Scythians were a mysterious and feared ancient people who lived in the vast region connecting southern Siberia and the Black Sea between 900 BC and 200 BC. They were wild, tattooed horse riders who, it is said, drank from their enemies’ skulls and were the first experts in mounted warfare. The only written accounts come from their neighbours, the Assyrians, Greeks and Persians, but stunning gold objects from the Siberian Collection of Peter the Great and recent archaeological discoveries of frozen tombs in Siberia have now shed new light on their nomadic customs and culture.

    Specification

    Product code: cmcd60060
    Details: Designed by the Museum's in-house team
    Exhibition: Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia
    World culture: Europe
    Material: s sodium cocoate (coconut oil), aqua, sodium rapeseedate, sodium olivate (olive oil), pelargonium graveolens, citrus nobilis, jasminum officialel
    Weight: 0.090Kg
    Standard UK delivery: 5 working days. Overseas times may vary

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