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Flying Nike (Victory)

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Statuette of Nike (Victory) flying through the air. She is turning her head too the right side. She has her right arm extended to the front and in her left hand she is holding a sea shell. She is wearing a transparent high-girt chiton, fastened on the shoulders with buttons; it has a long...

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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. 069.

Dimensions

24.6 cm (9 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.7695

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture