S29.2 NIKE "VICTORY OF SAMOTHRACE"
Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Archive Number: Louvre Ma 2369
Title: "Nike of Samothrace"
Class: Free-standing statue
Height: 2.73 metres (colossus)
Context: Discovered in Samothrace, Greece
Original / Copy: Greek original by sculptor of Rhodes derived from C4th BC type
Date: 220 - 190 BC
Nike, the winged goddess of victory striding forward.