Venus de milo

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Die Venus von Milo (auch Aphrodite von Melos), eine halbnackte Statue der Göttin Aphrodite,. Alain Pasquier: La Vénus de Milo et les Aphrodites du Louvre. Aphrodite of Milos better known as the Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture.

The Venus de Milo was discovered in 18on the island of Melos (Milo in modern Greek) in the south-western Cyclades. The Marquis de Rivière presented it to . Venus de Milo, ancient statue commonly thought to represent Aphrodite, now in Paris at the Louvre Museum. It was carved from marble by Alexandros, .

For much of the worl the mystery of the Venus de Milo lies in her missing arms. But there’s much more to this iconic statue than a couple of absent appendages. From Italian: Venus from Melos (the island where the statue was found). An ancient Greek sculpture believed . More than just a pretty face, the Venus de Milo (rediscovered on this date in 1820) has changed ideas of female beauty ever since, often in surprising ways.

One of the most famous examples of ancient Greek sculpture, the Venus de Milo is immediately recognizable by its missing arms and popularly . A new 3D reconstruction suggests that Venus was a textile-spinning prostitute. But never mind these unprovable claims, the more interesting .