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S29.1 NIKE "VITTORIA ALATA"

Museum Collection: Brescia Musei , Brescia, Italy
Archive Number: --
Title: "Vittoria Alata" or "Nike of Brescia"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Bronze with traces of gilding
Height: 1.10 metres
Context: Found in Temple of Vespasian, Brescia
Original / Copy: Roman original derived from Greek statue style C4th BC
Style: Early Imperial
Date: C1st BC
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Nike, the goddess of victory, winged with arms outstretched. Originally a statue of Aphrodite (type Capua), a pair of wings were added to make her a Nike when she was given by Rome to the town of Brixia.

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