The statue from Milos island in Greece, is a world-renowned marble statue of the Greek goddess, Aphrodite. The Romans took many of the Greek gods as their own. Aphrodite is also Venus de Milo- the Roman goddess of love. It is now housed in the Louvre museum in Paris, France. A copy of the statue can still be seen on Milos island in Greece .
The statue is made of marble and is about 203 cm high; larger than life size. The original plinth are now lost and she is without her two arms. It is one of the most famous Ancient Greek statues and depicts inner feminine beauty. She is half naked with a laurel crown on her head. Her linen cloth is draped around her waist and the lower parts of her body.
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