Goddess Niké

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Goddess Niké
Torso of a sculpture of the winged goddess Niké, the head and arms are missing. The bottom part of her robe flutters in the wind. Found during excavations at the Syrian mount of Sheikh Sa’ad, led by Bedřich Hrozný in 1924. Published in: Jan Bouzek (ed.), Corpus Signorum Imperii Romani, Czech Republic I – Roman Sculpture from Syria and Asia Minor in Czech Collections, Prague 1999, p. 9, SS 2; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. XII.
measurements: height 101 cm
width 34 cm
depth 28 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2294
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art