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Roman "Swiss Army Knife"


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Title/s

Roman "Swiss Army Knife"

Category

tool/implement

Name

compound utensil

Description

eating implement, folding, with three-pronged fork, spatula, pick, spike and knife.

Dimensions

height 88 mm
width 155 mm

Period

Middle Roman

Date

A.D. 201 — A.D. 300

Documentation

  1. Sherlock, D.
    (1988) A combination Roman eating implement (1988)
    Source title: Antiquaries Journal (
    [comments: 310-311, pl. xlix]
  2. Vassilika, E.
    (1998) Greek and Roman Art (1998)
    [comments: p.128-129, no.62]
  3. Sherlock, D.
    (1976) Roman folding spoons (1976)
    Source title: Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society (
    [comments: p.128-129, no.62]

Material/s

iron (knife)

silver

Accession Number

GR.1.1991 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 70534; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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