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Roman Cosmetic or Medical Spoon (Ligula), 1st-3rd Cent.

Copper alloy; 16cm/5.7gm

Con/ green patina, cleaned and waxed

Such ligula were used to extract cosmetics, medical unguents and sweetmeats from narrow glass vials.

Seller's Note/ Ancient Roman artifacts such as this are so delicate that they are rarely presented intact.