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Statue of Nike of Samothrace

  • Paris 01 Louvre, France
  • Cour Carree et Pyramide du Louvre, Paris, France 
  • Statue of ancient Greek winged goddess of victory Nike was found in 1863 on the island of Samothrace. This is one of the greatest masterpieces of art sculptors of Greece, which survived until our days. The statue was erected in the III century BC to the powerful sea State of Rhodes is talking about surviving inscription on the pedestal - "Rhodhios".

    Of course, time has not spared the monument, he was found without a head and one wing, however, even in this form does not cease to amaze statue look perfect, the beauty and elegance of form.
    Many museums around the world are copies of the statue of Nike of Samothrace, the original is in the Louvre, on the stairs Doryu, and is one of its most valuable exhibits.
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