Athena and Nike
Athena and Nike with a trophy between them.
The other frieze associated with the Temple of Athena Nike was on
a balustrade around the top of the bastion on which the Temple stood, running
along its south, west and north sides.
The subject is figures of Nike (Victory) erecting trophies or leading
bulls to sacrifice, with a seated Athena on each main side.
Frieze on the South side of the balustrade of the Temple of Athena
Height 1.40 m
Athens, Acropolis Museum
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