SPOON

Unique ID: KENT-369897

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy spoon dating to the Roman period. The fragment comprises the circular spoon bowl and a small section of the stem. The bowl measures 22mm by 21mm and is 5mm deep. On the underisde of the bowl, there is a triangular ridge which extends to form the stem. The surviving section of stem is circular in section and is 5mm in length. The object weighs 2.69g. The spoon has an even light green patina. As it has a round spoon bowl, this example can be classified as a Crummy Type 1 (Crummy 1983, 69ff).

Class: Crummy Type 1

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Length: 25.93 mm
Width: 22.03 mm
Thickness: 4.77 mm
Weight: 2.69 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Dr Andrew Richardson - [view all attributed records]
Secondary identifier: Dr Philippa Walton - [ view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Roman spoon bowl, upper side

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent

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Created: Wednesday 18th February 2004
Updated: Saturday 28th January 2012

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