Terracotta statuette of Nike, the personification of victory
- late 5th century B.C.
- Overall: 7 x 2 7/8 x 2 3/4 in. (17.8 x 7.3 x 7 cm)
- Credit Line:
- Rogers Fund, 1907
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Three-dimensional representations of Nike, the winged goddess who brought victory in both battle and athletic contests, usually attempt to evoke flight or the moment of alighting. This flying figure once had wings attached to the slots in the back.