Venus de Milo

The Venus de Milo, is one of the most famous statues of ancient Greece made around 130 BC. by the sculptor Alexander of Antioch. It is a 202 cm high marble sculpture without the arms and the original base preserved in the Louvre Museum in Paris.

It was found broken into two parts in 1820 on the Greek island of Milo by a farmer. After some restoration, the Venus de Milo was presented to King Louis XVIII in 1821 and placed in the Louvre museum, where it is still kept today.