Art: Fat Hand

One of the most famed statues in the world is the Winged Victory. It was pieced together in 1863 from some 300 fragments found in a boulder-strewn valley on the Aegean island of Samothrace. But the head and arms were missing; ever since, archaeologists have dreamed of finding more of the missing bits. This summer a team of diggers under the supervision of N.Y.U.'s Professor Karl Lehmann uncovered a right hand without fingers, and later, one finger that fitted the hand. Louvre Curator Jean Charbonneaux, on the spot when the find was made, announced last week that he had "no doubt...

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