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ABC Wednesday #44: N

16 Apr

ephesus 5

N is for NIKE. NIKE GODDESS OF VICTORY. The relief of Nike, winged goddess of victory, comes from the Roman period and was discovered among the ruins on the Square of Domitian in the ancient city of Ephesus in Turkey. Taken November 2009.

 
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Posted by on April 16, 2013 in ABC WEDNESDAY

 

12 responses to “ABC Wednesday #44: N

  1. photowannabe

    April 16, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    I had forgotten where the name Nike had come from.
    I sure would have loved to see this artifact in real life.

     
  2. lesliebc

    April 16, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    NICE statue! Great shoes, too! lol

    Leslie
    abcw team

     
  3. Roger Green

    April 16, 2013 at 5:35 pm

    Makes me want to run, for some reason…

     
  4. Marleen, NL

    April 16, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    Beautiful. Great capture.

     
  5. Gemma Wiseman

    April 16, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Lots of energy in this beautiful figure! It seems amazingly well preserved!

     
  6. artmusedog

    April 16, 2013 at 8:57 pm

    Excellent photo choice for N for ABC ^_^

     
  7. Carver

    April 16, 2013 at 11:03 pm

    Fantastic choice for N this week.

     
  8. Indrani

    April 17, 2013 at 3:52 am

    That is a treasure! A beautiful sculpture!

     
  9. Marie-AZ

    April 18, 2013 at 2:08 am

    Wonderful N post! Loved seeing Nike!

     
  10. Photoblogista

    April 19, 2013 at 3:58 am

    Nice to be reminded of the true Nike!

     
  11. Sallie (FullTime-Life)

    April 19, 2013 at 3:47 pm

    Isn’t she impressive! I sort of hate that the commercial brand has taken over the name and that’s all we think of.

     
  12. Chubskulit Rose

    April 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    Lovely goddess.

    Festival of Nation
    Falling behind with letter N but trying to catch up before letter O rolls in.
    Rose, ABC Wednesday Team

     

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