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Draped Victory (Nike) set on a Plinth

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Statuette of Nike (Victory) standing. She has her right arm extended sideways, possibly to hold a wreath. Her left leg advanced free on the drapery. She wears a transparent chiton with overfold, fastened by buttons on the shoulders. She has her hair in a club knot very low on the neck. She wears...

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Provenance

By 1886: found on the estate of M. Aristide-Bey Baltazzi at Kalabassary (Myrina); 1887: purchased for MFA by Martin Brimmer; gift of Martin Brimmer to MFA, 1887

Credit Line

Gift of Martin Brimmer

Roman Provincial, Roman Period, 1st century A.D.

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 071.

Dimensions

18.8 cm (7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.391

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture