Nike and Sphinx

Nike—Victory, a notoriously flighty allodyne,
presenting a winner’s garland to a chosen mortal

[Attic red-figure wine jug, early 5th century b. C.]


A Sphinx

[Solid-cast bronze, mid-6th century b. C.]


The Sphinx riddling Oidipous

[Attic red-figure cup, early 5th century b. C.]

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