On the island of Samothrace, the wind whipped the clothing of this stone goddess of victory.
Nike (Winged Victory) of Samothrace, Lartos marble (ship) and Parian marble (figure), c. 190 B.C.E. 3.28 m high, Hellenistic Period (Musée du Louvre, Paris)
This sculpture at the Louvre
Explore the mysteries of the Winged Victory of Samothrace with this interactive from the Louvre
Kevin Clinton, et al. “The Nike of Samothrace: Setting the Record Straight,” American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 124, no. 4 (2020), pp. 551–573
American Excavations at Samothrace from Emory University
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