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Diane de Versailles. The Louvre. Paris, France.

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.

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. Created sometime between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to depict Aphrodite. It is a marble sculpture, slightly larger than life size at 203 cm (6 ft 8 in) high. The arms and original plinth were lost following its discovery. From an inscription that was on its plinth, it is thought to be the work of Alexandros of Antioch.