S10.2 APHRODITE "VENUS DE MILO"
Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre Ma 399
Title: "Venus de Milo "
Class: Free-standing statue
Height: 2.02 metres
Context: Island of Melos in Greece
Original / Copy: Greek original
Date: ca 130 - 100 BC
Period: Late Hellenistic
This famous statue of Aphrodite, originally unearthed on the Greek island of Melos, is commonly known as the Venus de Milo.