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Flying Nike (Victory)

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Statuette of Flying Nike (Victory). She is looking to the left and has her left hand hanging down and her right arm extended sideways. She is wearing a long chiton with overfold open down to the right side and fastened to the left shoulder with a button. She has her hair tied behind in a knot...

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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

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.

Findspot

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 074.

Dimensions

33.4 cm (13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.395

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture