Kuffarn Situla (NHMW-Prae 17.036)3D Model
3D Scan of a situla from the late lron Age ca. 400 BC. Situla is the Latin word for bucket or pail. This vessel was found in Kuffarn in the Traisen Valley (Lower Austria) in a grave in 1891 and is the northernmost find of this type. It is striking for its detailed band of images from the life of the Celts some 2.400 years ago.
The Kuffarn Situla is Number 46 of the NHM Top 100 and can be found in Hall 13 of the NHM Vienna.
Object: Kuffarn Situla
Inventory number: NHMW-Prae 17.036
Collection: Natural History Museum Vienna, Prehistory Dept., Iron Age Coll. (curator: Karina Grömer)
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Scanned and edited by Viola Winkler & Anna Haider (NHMW)
Information by Karina Grömer
Scanner: Artec Space Spider. Infrastructure funded by the FFG.
Due to limitations during the scanning process, scanning of the inside was impossible. Because the model has a hole (situal opening) the external texture is visible from the inside.