Height 6.3 cm. ; diameter 3.9 cm. ; length of chain 52.9 cm. ; weight
The pear-shaped situla has a swivelling omega-shaped bail to which
is attached a chain of forty links. The body of the situla is pointed
at the bottom and narrows towards the top where it flares slightly
into a thickened outturned rim. The rim is hammered higher above
the holes for the bail.
The oval links of the chain are pinched together at the centres;
an oval ring at one end attaches the chain to the bail and at the
other end is a thicker ring of a diameter large enough to fit over
a finger. The situla is raised, and the bail is formed from a hammered
Van Bothmer remarks on the lack of exact parallels for the situla,
the closest in shape being Egyptian situlae.