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Nike of Samothrace Replica Awaits Transfer to Greek Island Home

An exact replica of the iconic marble sculpture of the Nike of Samothrace, one of the most spectacular exhibits in the Louvre Museum, has been placed temporarily on the coastal avenue of Alexandroupolis. The exquisite, white marble sculpture will be...

Archaeologists Return to the Ancient Sanctuary of the Great Gods in Samothrace after 22-Year Hiatus

Emory University and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University completed a summer of excavations at the Sanctuary of Great Gods on Samothrace in northern Greece on August 8, the Greek Ministry of Culture said on Friday. It...

Replica of Nike Masterpiece to Grace Greece's Samothrace

An exact replica of the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace is to be installed in its natural place at the archaeological site of the Greek island of Samothrace. The original, described as "the greatest masterpiece...

Symbolism of Greek Statues in Beyoncé and Jay-Z Apesh*t Video (Video)

Over the weekend Beyoncé and Jay-Z, the world's hottest hip-hop couple, dropped their first joint album on Tidal called "Everything Is Love". The only video to be released thus far for the nine new tracks is for the song "Apesh*t",...

Nike of Samothrace Inspires Greek Students to Create Game

In the Third Secondary School of Alexandroupoli, Greece, twelve pupils from the first classes, aged 12-14, created a computer game and board game related to the statue Nike of Samothrace. This was achieved as part of the cultural program...

Louvre Asks Donations For Nike Repair

The Louvre Museum hopes to raise another million euros in an appeal for donations it launched to find the funds for the conservation of one of the world's greatest masterpieces that is housed in the Paris institution, the Winged...

Hand and Wing For Louvre’s Nike

The right hand and the right wing of the Nike of Samothrace, the famous statue discovered in the Greek island of Samothrace in the second half of the 19th Century and which has been since exhibited in the Louvre...

Louvre Puts Victory of Samothrace in Maintenance

According to an announcement issued by the Louvre Museum, one of its its most important exhibits, the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also known as Nike of Samothrace, will be withdrawn for maintenance within September 2013. The Louvre's Maintenance Committee approved...