The Winged Victory of Samothrace, ca. 190 BCE. | Victoria de Samotracia, ca. 190 a.C.    Photos will never do it justice.

The Winged Victory of Samothrace, ca. 190 BCE. | Victoria de Samotracia, ca. 190 a.C. Photos will never do it justice.

The winged victory of Samothrace. I saw this at the top of the grand staircase at the Louvre. It's extraordinary. I remember feeling as if I, too, had wings.

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The winged victory of Samothrace. I saw this at the top of the grand staircase at the Louvre. It's extraordinary. I remember feeling as if I, too, had wings.

Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace.  2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory).

Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace. 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory).

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Winged Victory in the Louvre Museum, Paris. Also called Nike of Samothrace. One of my favorite statues.

Winged Victory in the Louvre Museum, Paris. Also called Nike of Samothrace. One of my favorite statues.

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.

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.

Winged Victory of Samothrace, on exhibition in the Louvre, FR. Been here, seen this, gorgeous.

Winged Victory of Samothrace, on exhibition in the Louvre, FR. Been here, seen this, gorgeous.

£    sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike  |    Louvre    |    One of the most celebrated sculptures in the world

£ sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike | Louvre | One of the most celebrated sculptures in the world

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