Renowned as being the best masterpiece in Hellenistic art, this marble sculpture made in the 2nd Century BC depicts the Greek goddess Nike. Additionally called Nike of Samothrace this sculpture is on permanent display at the Louvre standing majestically at 2.4 metres high. What makes this sculpture iconic is intricately sculpted cloth and its exceptionally comprehensive wings; additionally the fact it is missing arms and the head is arguably what makes the sculpture fascinating.
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