Terracotta Figure of Winged Nike Flying

Terracotta Figure of Winged Nike Flying.jpg
British Museum
Great Russell Street London England WC1B GB

Terracotta Figure of Winged Nike Flying, wings raised, Period: Hellenistic 1stc(late) BC-1stc(early) (circa) Acquisition Date: 1893. Her left leg outstretched (perhaps coming down to land), her right hand raised and holding a small wreath, her left hand pulling at the drapery on her left thigh, wearing peplos belted high up under the breasts leaving her left bare, her left leg emerging from the garment at thigh level, wavy centrally parted hair drawn back into. Made in: Myrina, Anatolia (Modern Turkey) British Museum is closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January, but is open every other day of the year.

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