Lot 34: AN ANCIENT EGYPTIAN BRONZE SITULA .
October 23, 2016
Brooklyn, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Bronze situla with the conical base in the shape of a lotus flower, with Egyptian deities and solar boats depicted above. Late Period, 600- 300 B.C. 4 inches high. Mounted. Ex. Jeff Sabell, Ex. Walter Ephron Gallery, 10 E. 59th St., NYC, 1979. A situla (from the Latin situla: bucket) is a vessel used to hold holy liquids. It was used in religious ritual