Artefact from Vasil Bojkov Collection: Bronze bell-shaped situla with palmettes from 400-375 BC

The collection of Vasil Bojkov is one of those assortments of ancient artefacts with such elaborate characteristics that they mesmerize people from all over the world. Every piece is accompanied by stories, interesting facts about its origin, shape, specific ornament, the people that made it, the technique used and so on. And one such intricate piece is a bronze bell-shaped situla. This ancient vase was designed in four pieces: the body, two handles, and the ring base. Parts of the original color of the ovoid body are still visible. Even…

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