Statuette of Nike

Greek, South Italian
Hellenistic Period
323–31 B.C.


Dimensions

24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7958

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Nike statuette wears ample himation. Has very long neck. The lower halves of the wings are broken off.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren (according to Warren's records: Bought in Palermo. Is probably from Canosa); purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, December 1901

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution