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Nike Fixing Her Sandal - Item #140

$ 650.00

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38 Inches High x 21 Inches Wide

Relief figure of a Nike, the personification of Victory, from the balustrade round the Temple of Athena Nike in Athens. The balustrade was added to the temple during a brief period of peace in 408 B.C.E. Here one of the goddesses of victory is seen gracefully bending down to fasten a loosened sandal as she walks.

 

Artist: Unknown

Museum: Acropolis Museum, Makriyianni, Athens

Origin: The Temple of Athena Nike, Athens

Time Period: Greek, 408 B.C.E.

1911 Catalog ID # - 7054