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A relief of winged Nike, the Greek goddess of Victory, Ephesus, Turkey at My Favourite Planet

Relief of winged Nike, the Greek goddess of Victory, on Kuretes Street, Ephesus.
This relief of the Greek goddess of victory Nike (Νίκη, known to the Romans as Victoria) is from the Herakles Gate on Kuretes Street. In her left hand she holds out a laurel wreath to crown a victor in war or sport, and in her right hand she carries a palm branch.

The sculpture is naturally a big attraction here, and although it is wonderful to see an original more or less "in situ" at the archaeological site itself, it is surprising that it has been left out in the elements and not sheltered in the Ephesus Archaeological Museum with other artefacts.



See more photos and information about Nike:

the Nike page in the MFP People section;

the Temple of Athena Nike on Athens Acropolis gallery page 11
 
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© David John
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Selçuk

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Selcuk photo gallery 1 - town of Selcuk, Turkey

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Selcuk photo gallery 2 - Ephesus Archaeological Museum, Turkey

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Selcuk photo gallery 3 - Serbian folk dancers in Selcuk, Turkey

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Serbian dancers
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Some of the information and photos in this guide to Ephesus
originally appeared in 2004 on davidjohnberlin.de.
 
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photo essays about Turkey:

Istanbul Essentials part 1

Istanbul Essentials part 2

Istanbul Essentials part 3
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Ionian Spring part 1

Ionian Spring part 2

Ionian Spring part 3
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