Goddess Niké

Anonymous (Syria)

Anonymous (Syria) - Goddess Niké
Torso of a sculpture of the goddess Niké with her robe fluttering in the wind. Likely from Sheikh Sa’ad, where Bedřich Hrozný purchased it 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 1; Šárka Velhartická (ed.), Bedřich Hrozný a 100 let chetitologie / and 100 Years of Hittitology, Praha 2015, n. XIII.
measurements: height 78,5 cm
material: basalt
inventory number: Vp 2295
gallery collection: Collection of Asian and African Art