Greece, ca. 190 BCE
Marble, approx. 8’ 1” high Louvre, Paris.
READ/TAKE NOTES: Greek Sculpture - Hellenistic
WATCH VIDEO/TAKE NOTES: (please note that one narrator misspeaks when explaining the date of this sculpture....maybe you can find the mistake....)
1. Nike is the goddess of what?
2. List three adjectives that most effectively describe the characteristics of this sculpture. Compare these adjectives to those you wrote for Menkaura and His Queen. Are they similar or different? Explain.
3. List the style/time period of this sculpture. Explain how the Nike of Samothrace is the next, logical step that follows the Archaic, Severe, and Classical styles.
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