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Handle of a spoon

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This type of spoon was popular during the late Roman period. These typically have a long handle with a shallow bowl attached. Often, the handles are inscribed with a phrase, a name, or a small image. For similar silver spoons, see British Museum AN00748183001 and AN01028200001, two groups of...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: From Edfu. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe, in Egypt 1904

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Byzantine (Coptic) Period,

Dimensions

Overall: 18.2 cm (7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1800

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment