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3rd century BC
early 3rd century BC
3rd–2nd centuries BC
late 19th century
Castello del Buonconsiglio
Schumacher 2004: 156, 301; LIR: 210–214; Stöckli 1975: pl. 38
== Commentary ==
Fragmentary extant ''Situla'' of thin bronze sheet.<br>Rough patina of dark green in colour. Cone-shaped with high located as well as strong shoulder and curved neck. The mouth rim inside creased around an actually not preserved core. Attached to the neck long rectangular ribbon handle attachments with decorated narrow side and two each rivets. The fragmentary preserved handle with stylized birds head end is hooked in the curved body. Under the widest part of the ''Situla'' two horizontal circumferential pairs of ribs. A 3.5 cm wide area decorated with a frieze of curved buds. The decoration is beaten from inside and traced by a punch on the visible face.<br>On two positions of the mouth rim characters ([[index::BZ-8.1]] and [[index::BZ-8.2]]).