The Louvre - It is the Winged Victory of Samothrace. It’s from the second century BCE, and it represents the Greek god of victory, Nike. It was made to commemorate a successful sea battle in Samothrace, and it actually did have a head once upon a time.
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"Winged Victory of Samothrace" aka "The Nike of Samothrace" -- Greek -- Century BCE -- Marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). One of the most celebrated sculptures in all of history. Belonging to the Louvre Museum -- Paris, France
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of is a century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory). Since it has been prominently displayed at the Louvre and is one of the most celebrated sculptures in the world.