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Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike by Mahealani Palepale. Wing Victory of Samothrace, also identified as the Goddess of Victory, Nike, was discovered by Charles Champoiseau in 1863 on a small island of Samothrace. This immaculate sculpture stands at 3.28m (11 feet) and is erected of Parian marble for the figurine and Gray Lartos marble for the base in which she stands on the bow of a vessel.

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The Winged Victory of Samothrace, ca. 190 BCE. | Victoria de Samotracia, ca. 190 a.C. Photos will never do it justice.

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Invisible Ink

Ancient Greece. The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace,[1] is a 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world. Invisible Ink | The Salt Girl Speaks

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Nike of Samothrace, Louvre, Paris The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a second century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since 1884, it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world.

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Nike of Samothrace

The Nike of Samothrace is an excellent example of Greek art.  Found on an island in the north Aegean sea, the sculpture was built in honor of the Greek Goddess of victory, Nike.

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from DearHeatherMarie

Nike of Samothrace: Helmed a Ship, Helms the Louvre

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