Spoon, Julio–Claudian, first half of 1st century a.d.
Rock crystal and silver; Overall 7 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. (18.8 x 7.9 cm)
Purchase, The Concordia Foundation Gift, 2000 (2000.1)
The spoon, partly on account of its size and shape, partly because of the rock crystal and silver, is best seen as a luxury item, meant to adorn the toilet box of a rich Roman matron.