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Flying Nike (Victory)

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Stattuete of Nike (Victory) advancing through the air. She has her right arm extended and her left bent upwards with her palm open and extended, probably once holding a phiale. Her right leg is advanced free of the drapery. She is wearing a transparent high-girt chiton fastened on the shoulders...

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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, 3rd or 2nd century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Myrina, Aeolis, Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 068.

Dimensions

29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7694

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture