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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, which has a deep cut under the arm and is buttoned on the left shoulder and also leaves her right breast and left leg uncovered. She has her hair in flat waves and wears a thick round...

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Provenance

By 1901: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Myrina; 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, 2nd century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 067.

Dimensions

28.1 cm (11 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7692

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture