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556154

Nike of Paionios, from Olympia, c. 425-421. The winged goddess Nike (Victory) is flying in to land on top of a tall triangular pillar. At the same time an eagle passes beneath her feet. The figure was made of Parian marble, by the sculptor Paionios of Mende. It was found fallen from its base in front of the temple of Zeus.

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Nike of Paionios, from Olympia, c. 425-421.  The winged goddess Nike (Victory) is flying in to land on top of a tall triangular pillar.  At the same time an eagle passes beneath her feet.  The figure was made of Parian marble, by the sculptor Paionios of Mende.  It was found fallen from its base in front of the temple of Zeus.