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Flying Nike (Victory)

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Statuette of flying Nike (Victory). She is looking to the right. She is wearing a transparent high-belted, sleeveless chiton, which leaves her right breast and left leg uncovered. She has her hair in flat waves ,with a double fillet. The statuette has two wing-holes and a small...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: from the private collection of the late M. Baltazzi); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution

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

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 065.

Dimensions

28.1 cm (11 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7690

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture