Situla card



Currently not on display


Cast bronze situla decorated with two registers. Worn surface has been treated; hole in side; and handle is missing. Situla is a Latin word for bucket, and this object would have contained a liquid and be used during religious rituals in a tomb or temple. Top register: Two shrine boats. Lower register: Standing worshipper offers a lotus to ithyphalic Amun, Isis and Nephthys who hold wadj-scepres, and another deity who may be Ptah. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society, from Square H5, 'redim' H5-195 [847].