Roman Bronze Double Handle Situla Ca 1st to 2nd century AD.Embossed bronze deep handled pail with wheel cut grooves below the rim. Exterior has a fine reddish brown surface patina. Handle separately cast and with palmettes.
Conditioin: One loop end of the handle missing, otherwise intact.
Provenance: From the H. H. Heissmeyer collection, Schwäbisch Hall, acquired in 1999 from Jurgen Haering - Galerie am Museum, Freiburg; previously in a German private collection, acquired in the 1970s to 1980s.
Situla (plural situlae), from the Latin word for bucket or pail, is the term in archaeology for elaborate bucket-shaped vessel.
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