Unlike knives and forks, that for the most part needed to be fashioned, natural spoons could be utilized by employing such things as seashells or conveniently shaped stones. Sure, the earliest known instances of these didn't have handles yet, but from these humble beginnings, the spoon was born. There is no definitive time period that can be attributed with the invention of the spoon.
And by'invention' I of course mean'adding a handle made from some dead animals bone. However, archaeological evidence suggests that spoons with handles were used for ancient Egyptian religious purposes as early as 1000 BC.
Made from materials such as ivory, wood, flint and slate, these spoons were covered in ornate decorations and hieroglyphics. + 20 x 4.3 x 2.8 cm (8" x 1.7" x 1.1 Inches). +  grams in weight. + Intact in original condition, No repairs or restoration. + Place of Origin is Luxor / Egypt.
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