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Flying Nike (Victory) holding a comic mask and a scroll

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Statuette of Nike (Victory) floating down. She is looking to the left; in her left hand, which she is lifting she is holding a comic mask; in her right hand she is holding a scroll. She is dressed in a chiton with overfold, which leaves her left breast bare; it has a panel down the right side....

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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, Hellenistic Period, 150–130 B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Burr, Terra-cottas from Myrina (MFA), no. 070.

Dimensions

26.3 cm (10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7706

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture