A ROMAN BRONZE FIGURE OF VICTORIA
circa 1st century a.d.
The winged goddess depicted alighting, perhaps on to the corner of a shrine, her feet angled down, right foot in front of left, the long folds of her chiton splaying from the movement of her landing, exposing her lower torso and legs, her lowered right hand grasping the folds, her left arm projecting forward, wearing a high, flaring polos in her center-parted hair, with long cork-screw tendrils falling on to each shoulder, the partially preserved wings originally up-raised, with two small perforations along the flaring hem
67/8 in. (17.5 cm) high