Standard of Ur Tie

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The "Standard of Ur" is a small tapered box, originally of wood, decorated with figural scenes in an inlaid mosaic of shell, lapis lazuli and red limestone. <br> <br>The box was discovered by Sir Leonard Woolley during his excavations in the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Mesopotamia. Its original purpose is uncertain, but the two main side panels feature an important figure, probably the king, in scenes of war and feasting. <br> <br> <A HREF="http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/me/t/the_standard_of_ur.aspx" target="_blank" title="Select this link to read more about the original object, the Standard of Ur." </A>Read more about the original object, the Standard of Ur.</A>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a silk necktie featuring a print inspired by the Standard of Ur.

The Standard of Ur is a small tapered wooden box, decorated with figural scenes in an inlaid mosaic of shell, lapis lazuli and red limestone. The box was discovered by Sir Leonard Woolley during his excavations in the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Mesopotamia. Its original purpose is uncertain, but the two main side panels feature an important figure, most likely the king, in scenes of war and feasting.

An impressive gift inspired by one of the most beautiful artefacts from the British Museum's collection. 

  • Product Code: CMCT40500
  • T.P: 7.62
  • Dimensions: Standard tie length: 148cm
  • Material: 100% Silk
  • Postage Weight: 0.08 Kg

The "Standard of Ur" is a small tapered box, originally of wood, decorated with figural scenes in an inlaid mosaic of shell, lapis lazuli and red limestone. <br> <br>The box was discovered by Sir Leonard Woolley during his excavations in the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Mesopotamia. Its original purpose is uncertain, but the two main side panels feature an important figure, probably the king, in scenes of war and feasting. <br> <br> <A HREF="http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/me/t/the_standard_of_ur.aspx" target="_blank" title="Select this link to read more about the original object, the Standard of Ur." </A>Read more about the original object, the Standard of Ur.</A>

Exclusive to the British Museum, a silk necktie featuring a print inspired by the Standard of Ur.

The Standard of Ur is a small tapered wooden box, decorated with figural scenes in an inlaid mosaic of shell, lapis lazuli and red limestone. The box was discovered by Sir Leonard Woolley during his excavations in the Royal Cemetery at Ur, Mesopotamia. Its original purpose is uncertain, but the two main side panels feature an important figure, most likely the king, in scenes of war and feasting.

An impressive gift inspired by one of the most beautiful artefacts from the British Museum's collection. 

  • Product Code: CMCT40500
  • T.P: 7.62
  • Dimensions: Standard tie length: 148cm
  • Material: 100% Silk
  • Postage Weight: 0.08 Kg
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