The Winged Victory of Samothrace

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A small headless statue of Ancient Greek goddess (Nike) Victory Samothraki.

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A small headless statue of Ancient Greek goddess (Nike) Victory Samothraki.

The Winged Victory of Samothrace
Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities: Hellenistic Art (3rd-1st centuries BC)

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace,[2] is a 2nd-century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world. H.W. Janson described it as “the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture.

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