SZ-37 handle

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Classification: vessel
Archaeological type: Situla
Material: bronze
Size: length: 18.3 cm, diameter: 7 mm
Condition: damaged, fragmentary

Site: Sanzeno (Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy)
Coordinates (approx.): 46° 21' 57.60" N, 11° 4' 30.00" E [from site]
Find date: autumn 1899
Find circumstances: old finding
Current location: Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum (repository)
Inventory Nr.: 13.407


Sources: IR: 272
Schumacher 2004: 140


Handle of a bronze vessel.
According to the typology the handle is part of a situla.
Patina from dark green to blackish in colour with light green patches; smoothed. Both ends broken.
At two positions identical inscriptions (cp. SZ-37.1 as well as SZ-37.2).
According to Mancini the bronze handle was found in autumn 1899, however Mancini does not indicate further information about the find circumstances (cp. LIR: 122).
Autopsied by the Thesaurus Inscriptionum Raeticarum in November 2013.



IR Alberto Mancini, "Iscrizioni retiche", Studi Etruschi 43 (1975), 249–306.
LIR Alberto Mancini, Le Iscrizioni Retiche [= Quaderni del dipartimento di linguistica, Università degli studi di Firenze Studi 8–9], Padova: Unipress 2009–10. (2 volumes)