Statue of Nike of Paeonios at the Archaeological museum. Ancient Olympia, Peloponnese Greece. The statue of Nike Victory was a votive offering to Zeues from the Messenoians and the Naupactians for their victory against the Spartans in the Archidameian was (421 BC). It was sculpted in Parian marble by Paeonis from Mendi in Chalkidki. The statue, 2.11 metre in height, stood at the southeast corner of the Temple of Zeus on a triangular base, 9 metres high.
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