Hermes fastening his sandal, so-called “Cincinnatus.” Pentelic marble. Roman copy of the 2nd cent. CE after a Greek original by Lysippos of the 4th century BCE. Paris, Louvre Museum. www.decorarconarte.com
The Nike of Samothrace is an excellent example of Greek art. Found on an island in the north Aegean sea, the sculpture was built in honor of the Greek Goddess of victory, Nike.
The Winged Victory of Samothrace, ca. 190 BCE. | Victoria de Samotracia, ca. 190 a.C. Photos will never do it justice.