Venus de Milo
The Venus de Milo is an ancient Greek statue. It is in the Louvre, a museum in Paris, France. The Venus de Milo represents Aphrodite, the goddess of love in Greek mythology. The statue is made of marble and is 203cm high. It is believed to be the work of Alexandros of Antioch. The Venus de Milo was found on 8 April 1820 on the Aegean island of Melos. King Louis XVIII of France presented the Venus de Milo to the Louvre in 1821.
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- Musée du Louvre – Louvre Museum : Venus de Milo Archived 2008-08-27 at the Wayback Machine
- Controversy and politics over the sculptor's identity Archived 2008-12-01 at the Wayback Machine
- Unusual Louvre Museum Image Archived 2008-11-22 at the Wayback Machine of the Venus di Milo.
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