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Title:

Roman "Swiss Army Knife"

Category:

tool/implement

Name:

compound utensil

Date:

201 300

Period:

Middle Roman

Description:

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

Production
Place (legacy):

Mediterranean, production, region

Material(s):

iron; knife
silver

Dimension(s):

height, 88, mm, max
width, 155, mm, max

Acquisition:

bought; 1990;

Documentation:

Vassilika, E.. 1998. Greek and Roman Art.
p.128-129, no.62

Sherlock, D.. 1988. A combination Roman eating implement.
Source Title: Antiquaries Journal 68 ()

310-311, pl. xlix

Sherlock, D.. 1976. Roman folding spoons.
Source Title: Transactions of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society 27 ()

p.128-129, no.62

Accession:

Object Number: GR.1.1991
(Antiquities)
(record id: 70534; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2013-07-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/70534





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