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marble Venus de Milo-Aphrodite of Milos (Greek: Ἀφροδίτη τῆς Μήλου), Louvre Museum, Paris. Ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. Created between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to depict Aphrodite the Greek goddess of love and beauty. From an inscription that was on its plinth, it is thought to be the work of Alexandros of Antioch.

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Giant 16th-Century ‘Colossus’ Sculpture In Florence, Italy Has Entire Rooms Hidden Inside

Gigantic century sculpture known as Colosso dell’Appennino, or the Appennine Colossus located in the park of Villa Demidoff (just north of Florence, Italy). It was erected in 1580 by Italian sculptor Giambologna Italy). From ☽ La Lune ☾ on Tumblr.