|The Greeks took
the goddess Nemesis rather
seriously- she brought divine retribution for the sin of hubris and
obtaining undue and unearned fortune, hence the piles of coins for the base added at the client's suggestion. She would often be pictured with a sword, scourge or whip of some sort, and occasionally bore scales or a
balance, and was sometimes confused with the Roman goddess of Justice.
Two famous 19th Century portraits by Alfred Rethel
and Gheorghe Tattarescu show more of a Romantic period influence and feature her with
an hour glass. Mesomedes of Crete
wrote a hymn to Nemesis-
here is a nice
pop version and a more
hard corps punk rendition with an English translation. This figurine
is a multipiece pewter kit scaled at 35mm, which sizes it assembled at about 57mm from base bottom to wing
tips, and is sold by Morland
Studios. The parts breakdown is indicated by the different colors in the render pictures. Modeled in ZBrush.
Here is an inital review from the nice folks at