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Reconstruction of a simple Byzantine wooden spoon dated 11-13th century. Two other Byzantine wooden spoons have been discovered during the recent shipwreck excavation at the Port of Theodosius (in Constantinople) and dated 11th century1,2.



Reconstruction photo
(Spoon made by R.Wenta)


Photo of the finding.





1  Maria G. Parani,  Picking at an Old Question: The Use of Cutlery at the Byzantine Table, 2002, p.153.
Gün Işığında İstanbul'un 8000 Yılı: Marmaray, Metro, Sultanahmet Kazıları, Istanbul 2007.

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