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Roman spoon South Shields (UK) (nr. 111)

The first use of spoons is lost in the mist of time. Spoons can be tablespoons, teaspoons, eggspoons or earspoons; they can be measuring spoons for any salt or any powdered substance. The Romans used some unique lathe-turned spoons made from cattle bones, teaspoon-sized. In Viking Age Scandinavia, antler as well as bone was used for spoons. Spoons of wood or horn are rarely found.


non hollowed out spoon


dimensions: 104 x 16 mm

provenance: South Shields Roman Fort (UK) date: 2nd – 4th century


















Roman spoon South Shields (UK)  (111)
price € 9,95
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