Nike Adjusting Her Sandal, Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens


Compare this off-balance image of the goddess of victory to earlier classical sculpture.

 

Nike Adjusting Her Sandal, from the south side of the parapet of the Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens, Greece, c. 410 B.C.E., marble, 3′ 6″ high (Acropolis Museum, Athens)


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Nike Adjusting Her Sandal, Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens," in Smarthistory, December 14, 2015, accessed June 24, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/nike-adjusting-her-sandal-temple-of-athena-nike-acropolis-athens/.