Description This type of spoon, which could have been made out of wood, bone, or metal, was commonly used in Early Byzantine homes. The cross inscription invokes divine protection and blessings for the household.
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- Early Christian and Byzantine Art. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1947.
- Silver Treasure from Early Byzantium. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1986.
Provenance [Excavated in Syria, 1908-1910]; Tawfic Abucasem, Hama and Port Said, ca. 1913, by purchase; Joseph Brummer, Paris, ca. 1928, by purchase; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929
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