Collection online


  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Body fragment from a greenish colourless blown glass bowl, with a linear and facet cut design of a nude satyr and a draped dancing maenad within a circular panel.

  • Culture/period

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 4 centimetres
    • Width: 4 centimetres
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    12 August 2002

    Reason for treatment


    Treatment proposal

    Consolidate iridescence FlB


    Tiny areas of the iridescence are flaking

    Treatment details

    Iridescence consolidated using Paraloid B72 (ethyl methacrylate copolymer) applied using a small soft sable brush.

    About these records 

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number


  • Additional IDs

    • DBH.1320

There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions

Image service:

Request new photography



If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: 

View open data for this object with SPARQL endpoint

Object reference number: GAA29080

British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.

View this object

Support the Museum:
donate online

The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.

About the database

The British Museum collection database is a work in progress. New records, updates and images are added every week.

More about the database 


Work on this database is supported by a range of sponsors, donors and volunteers.

More about supporters and how you
can help