Vase servant principalement à puiser et à transporter l'eau ou différents liquides.
- situle n. f.
- situla n. f.
[situla] Variante morphologique.
Tall narrow tube, swelling gradually towards the base and then curving quickly into a low foot : the lip is flat and wide and below it, separated by a narrow ridge, are two small handles.
Their baggy shape has been thought to derive from Egyptian bronze vases and some of the motifs in their decoration - such as a hawk seated on the Neb-basket on one fragment - are purely Egyptian.
[situlae] Au pluriel.