Collection: Athens, Acropolis Museum
Title: Nike wing from the Nike Parapet Frieze
Context: From Athens, Acropolis
Summary: Left wing of a Nike perhaps erecting a trophy
Sculptor: Suggested attribution to Master D
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Architectural
Category: Separated fragments
Placement: Frieze
Style: High Classical
Technique: Medium relief
Original or Copy: Original
Date: ca. 420 BC - ca. 400 BC
Dimensions: H. 0.80 m; W. 0.21 m
Scale: Under life-size
Region: Attica
Period: High Classical
In Whole: Nike Parapet Frieze

Form & Style: Carpenter attributed this figure to Master D and assigned it to position 30 on the West frieze of the Parapet.

Condition: Fragmentary

Condition Description: Two rejoined fragments comprise most of the left wing of a Nike and associated drapery. The lower part of the surface is marred by solution cracks.

Material Description: Pentelic

Associated Building: Athens, Temple of Athena Nike

Sources Used: Brouskari 1974, 163, fig. 347

Other Bibliography: Carpenter 1929, 55 no. 21, pl. 23; Casson 1921, 166 no. 21