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Flying NIke (Victory)

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Statuette of flying Nike (Victory). She is looking to the right and has her arms bent and extended to the left as if she's playing a kithara. She is wearing a chiton with overfold open down the right side and fastened on the left shoulder with a button. She has her hair arranged in three rows of...

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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. 072.


33.5 cm (13 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World