The original statue, standing at 9 feet tall, is made of marble from the Greek island of Paros. She was found on the island of Samothrace in the northern Aegean Sea, and dates to ca 220-185BC.
Winged Nike was the ancient Greek goddess of victory, success, and achievement. The sports brand takes its name from her: its logo is inspired by the shape of her wing.
Nike of Samothrace
- Height including base and up to the topmost point of her wings: 24cm . Wingspan: 12cm . Depth from front to back tips of her wings: 13cm . She weighs 0.6kg