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.
In Greek mythology, Asteria ("of the stars," "starry one") is the Titan goddess of falling stars, oracles and prophecies of night, including prophetic dreams, the reading of the stars (astrology) and necromancy. Asteria was the daughter of the Titans Coeus and Phoebe and sister of Leto. According to Hesiod, Asteria had a daughter, Hecate, by Perses.