PARIS IMAGES: THE LOUVRE ~ WINGED VICTORY OF SAMOTHRACE

Also called “Nike of Samothrace.” Greek goddess Nike (Victory.) Estimated to have been sculpted 200-190 B.C. One of the most celebrated sculptures in the world and arguably the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture. Discovered in 1863. Representing a battle at sea.

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