The Louvre - It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.
Greek Art - A famous late Hellenistic statue is the 'Nike', or 'Winged Victory'. The Winged Victory or Nike of Samothrace, Marble, c. 190 BC - my favorite piece of artwork, which I got to see at the Louvre
"Winged Victory of Samothrace" aka "The Nike of Samothrace" -- Greek -- Century BCE -- Marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). One of the most celebrated sculptures in all of history. Belonging to the Louvre Museum -- Paris, France
sheanstrong: Winged Victory of Samothrace. My favorite... (A Gentlewoman)
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, is a century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world.
The Winged Victory of Samothrace ~ The Louvre, Paris, France. She is also named nike. So nike is the god of victory. people thought when they won that is was because of nike. So she was an amazing god in greek.