Magnet Victory of Samothrace
Magnet representing the statue of the Victory of Samothrace curated in the Louvre
Erected in the sanctuary of the Great Gods of Samothrace at the beginning of the 2nd century B.C., the statue represented a Victory landing on the bow of a warship, probably to commemorate a naval victory. By the virtuosity of its sculpture and the ingenuity of its construction this monument is an unequalled masterpiece of Greek sculpture of the Hellenistic period.
Original work: circa 190 BC. - Original in marble from Paros, Cycladic Island - Greece / 315 x 170 x 200 cm