Victory (Nikè), Hellenistic period, Attic workshop, comes from the vicinity of the theater of Dionysos in Athens. Musée des Arts et d’Histoire (Musée du Cinquantenaire, Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap pro from AutoDesk.
This fragmentary sculpture depicts Nike (aka Victory) in full flight. The garment is sculpted to suggest the effects of speed and movement. The wings, which were attached to the upper back and had to deploy backwards, have disappeared. Such figures generally stood at the top or at the ends of the pediment of the buildings (acroteria).
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- MusÃ©e d'Art et d'HistoireAccessed 10 Dec 2018.
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Marchal, G. (2018, December 10). Statue of Victory - 3D View. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/411/statue-of-victory---3d-view/
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Statue of Victory - 3D View." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified December 10, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/411/statue-of-victory---3d-view/.
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Statue of Victory - 3D View." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Dec 2018. Web. 27 Oct 2021.