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S6.1 ARTEMIS "DIANA OF VERSAILLES"  Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France   Original / Copy: Roman copy of Greek statue attributed to Leochares ca 325 BC. Restorations by Barthélemy Prieur (1602) and Lange (1808).  Style: Late Classical  Date: C1st - 2nd AD   Period: Imperial Roman

Artemis- Goddess of the moon, hunt, and wild animals, especially the fawn and deer. Twin sister of the God Apollo.

Ancient Roman sculpture showing the young Marcus Aurelius. 139-144 AD, Capitoline Museum. #Rome #Aurelius

Ancient Roman sculpture showing the young Marcus Aurelius. "Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one" Marcus Aurelius - Meditations.

Antinous, roman sculpture. Antinous- Emperor Hadrian's boyfriend. Hadrien had him deified after his death (voluntary sacrifice?) and ordered statues commemorating his beauty made throughout the Roman empire.

The lover of Emperor Hadrian. Hadrian had him deified after his death and ordered statues commemorating his beauty made throughout the Roman empire.

Ancient Roman sculpture of Thalia, The Muse of Theatre. Marble, currently located at the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

ancientart: “ Ancient Roman sculpture of Thalia, The Muse of Theatre. Marble, currently located at the Naples National Archaeological Museum.

Ancient Roman sculpture, Ludovisi Gaul and his wife, ca. 220 BC.

So-called 'Ludovisi Gaul and his wife' (sometimes also called 'The Galatian Suicide'). Marble, Roman copy after a Hellenistic original from a monument built by Attalus I of Pergamon after his victory over Gaul – BCE.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike by Mahealani Palepale. Wing Victory of Samothrace, also identified as the Goddess of Victory, Nike, was discovered by Charles Champoiseau in 1863 on a small island of Samothrace. This immaculate sculpture stands at 3.28m (11 feet) and is erected of Parian marble for the figurine and Gray Lartos marble for the base in which she stands on the bow of a vessel.

Greek Goddess of Victory, Nike

Has anyone noticed that Nike statues are always headless? of Victory! Winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace, Greek statue (marble), century BC (Musée du Louvre, Paris).

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