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Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. Created at some time between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to depict Aphrodite (Venus to the Romans) the Greek goddess of love and beauty. It is a marble sculpture, slightly larger than life size at 203 cm (6 ft. 8 in) high. Its arms and original plinth have been lost. From an inscription that was on its plinth. It is at present on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris.

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Venus de Milo, is an ancient Greek statue and one of the most famous works of ancient Greek sculpture. Created at some time between 130 and 100 BC, it is believed to depict Aphrodite (Venus to the Romans) the Greek goddess of love and beauty. It is a marble sculpture, slightly larger than life size at 203 cm (6 ft. 8 in) high. Its arms and original plinth have been lost. From an inscription that was on its plinth. It is at present on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris.