The Winged Victory of Samothrace

Circa 190 BC. Island of Samothrace (northern Aegean)

Grey Lartos marble (boat), Parian marble (statue)

H. 3.28 m

Charles Champoiseau expeditions, 1863 and 1879

Ma 2369


Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities

Denon wing, Ground floor

Victory of Samothrace staircase, Escalier Daru




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Multimedia Division – Interpretation and Cultural Programming Department, Musée du Louvre

Advice, texts, and scientific validation:
Marianne Hamiaux, Documentary Researcher, Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
Ludovic Laugier, Curator, Department of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities

Project supervision: Christina Kékicheff

Graphic design, production: Opixido

Documentary and picture research: Virginie Fabre and Gabrielle Baratella

English translation: Susan Pickford and David Wharry

Japanese translation: Akiko Takazawa and Daisuke Shimoyama

Translation coordination: Benjamin Rouxel

Japanese version quality control: Lina Nakazawa-Piras

French voice: Laurence Macaire


For the photo credits, please see the “Resources” section.


© Musée du Louvre, septembre 2015

This project was supported by eni.


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