• Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.The  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.The  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.The  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis. In this scene St Denis is being laid in a sarcophagus. The  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of King Henry II of France (1519 - 1559) second son of Francis I. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the facade of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site. Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Childebert 1st ( 496 - 558)  King of Paris from 511 to 558, son of Clovis 1st and Clotilde. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of (background) King Henry II of France (1519 - 1559) second son of Francis I and Catherine de Medici (1519 - 1589) daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stained Glass windows from the  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The early Gothic west facade (1135-40) of the  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The early Gothic west facade (1135-40) of the  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The early Gothic west facade (1135-40) of the  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The early Gothic west facade (1135-40) of the  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tombs of French Kings in the crypt of The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval capitals from the crypt of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval capitals from the crypt of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the south portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the south portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the south portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the south portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the south portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the south portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Mythical animal from the medieval  Gothic door of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bas relief of the crusifiction of Christ from the Gothic doors of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bas relief of the crusifiction of Christ from the Gothic doors of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bas relief of the scemes from thr lifr of Jesus Christ from the Gothic doors of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bas relief of the scemes from thr lifr of Jesus Christ from the Gothic doors of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bas relief of the scemes from thr lifr of Jesus Christ from the Gothic doors of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic panel showing Christ and the Cross from The  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • stained glass from the  Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The Choir of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The naive of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass from the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass window showing scenes from The Apocolypse. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval stained glass window showing the allegories of Saint Paul, (from the Top) Christ between the Church and the Synagogue, Moses, The mill of Saint Paul, The book of the Lions and the sheep. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing the Kings of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing, Left King Henry and his wife and King Philippe and his wife The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis. In this scene he miraculously walks after is beheading. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis over the high altar. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 12th century medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  Kings and Queens of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 12th century medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  the hebrew  profit Visions of  Ezekiel . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the life of Jesus Christ (from Bottom Up) The nativity, The journey of the 3 Kings, the flight to Egypt and the dormition of the Virgin. From the Chapel of The Virgin,  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 14th century medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  griffons which has beak and wings of an eagle at the body of a lion. By this relationship to the earth and sky it symbolises the two natures of Christ. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 14th century medieval Gothic stained glass window showing scenes from the life of Saint Maurice (From Bottom Up) Saint Maurice refuses to sacrifice to false idols, Maurice is shown as the leader of the Roman Thebian Legion, The 2 emperors Diocletian and Maximian order the persecution of Christians, Maurice and his followers and executed.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 14th century medieval Gothic stained glass window showing scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, (from Bottom up) King Herod ordering the killing of the babies in his kingdom, Mary fleeing with the baby Jesus to Egypt and the Slaying of the Innocents.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Stained Glass windows from the  Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Stained Glass windows from the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Stained Glass windows from the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Dagobert (603-639) King of all the Franks (629-634), of Austria and Neustria and Burgundy. Dagobert was the frist Frankish King  and the last Merovingian King being son of Clothar II. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Dagobert (603-639) King of all the Franks (629-634), of Austria and Neustria and Burgundy. Dagobert was the frist Frankish King  and the last Merovingian King being son of Clothar II. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Dagobert (603-639) King of all the Franks (629-634), of Austria and Neustria and Burgundy. Dagobert was the frist Frankish King  and the last Merovingian King being son of Clothar II. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Dagobert (603-639) King of all the Franks (629-634), of Austria and Neustria and Burgundy. Dagobert was the frist Frankish King  and the last Merovingian King being son of Clothar II. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Louis XVI (1754 - 1793) king of France 1774 to 1792. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Louis XVI (1754 - 1793) king of France 1774 to 1792. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of  Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI.   The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of  Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI.   The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Leon V de Lusignan (1342 - 1393) King of Armenie 1374 to 1375. . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of (from left) King Philippe V le Long (1294 - 1322, Jeane d'Evreux ( 1307 - 1371) and Charles IV le Bel (1294 - 1328). The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of (foreground) King Henry II of France (1519 - 1559) second son of Francis I and Catherine de Medici (1519 - 1589) daughter of Lorenzo II de Medici. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of Louis of France (1319) count of Evreux and son of Philippe III le Hardi King of France. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of (foreground) Marguerite d?artois (1311) and Louis of France (1319) count of Evreux and son of Philippe III le Hardi King of France.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of Clemence of Hungary (1293 - 1328) daughter of Charles 1st of Hungary and second wife of Louis X le Hutin. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of Charles Count of Alencon (1297 - 1346) son of Charles 1st of France and brother of Philippe VI of Valois.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of  Marie of Spain ( 1379) wife of Charoes Count of Alencon daughter of Ferdinand II of Spain . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of  Antoine de La Haye abbot of St Denis 1499 to 1505.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of Charles V (1338 - 1380) King of France 1366 to 1380. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Jeanne (Joanna) of Bourbon (1338 - 1377) Queen of France and wife of Charles V .. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Clovis 1st (465 - 511) King of France from 481 to 511, son of Childeric 1st . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Clovis 1st (465 - 511) King of France from 481 to 511, son of Childeric 1st . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Clovis 1st (465 - 511) King of France from 481 to 511, son of Childeric 1st . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of Blanche of France (1320) daughter of Saint Louis and Marguerite of Provence. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Medieval tomb of Charles 1st of Anjou (1226-1285) King of Naples and Sicily from 1266 to 1285 and son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castille. . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Charles 1st of Anjou (1226-1285) King of Naples and Sicily from 1266 to 1285 and son of Louis VIII and Blanche of Castille. . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of  Philippe of France (1235), son of Louis VIII and brother of saint Louis IX. . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of  Louis X le Hutin (1289 - 1316) King of France 1314 to 1316.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of  (front) Henry 1st (1008 - 1060) King of France from 1031 to 1060, and Louis VI le Gros (1080- - 1137) King of France 1108 to 1137. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • Medieval tomb of Philippe (1116 - 1131) son of Louis VI le Gros and Adelaide of Savoie and Constance of Castille (1136 - 1160) Queen of France and second wife of Louis II le Jeune.  . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • Medieval tomb of Philippe (1116 - 1131) son of Louis VI le Gros and Adelaide of Savoie and Constance of Castille (1136 - 1160) Queen of France and second wife of Louis II le Jeune.  . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • Medieval tomb of, rear, Carloman (751 - 771), King of Burgundy and Austria, son of Pepin le Bref and brother of Charlemagne, and his wife Ermentrude (825 - 869).  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • Medieval tomb of, rear, Carloman (751 - 771), King of Burgundy and Austria, son of Pepin le Bref and brother of Charlemagne, and his wife Ermentrude (825 - 869).  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • The tomb of Louis XVII (1785 - 1795) second son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, king of France from 1793 to 1795. The crypt Chapelle of the Bourbons. . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • Detail from the tomb of Louis XVII (1785 - 1795) second son of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, king of France from 1793 to 1795. The crypt Chapelle of the Bourbons. . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 18th century Tomb of Marie-Terese of Austria (1638 - 1683 ) Queen of France and Navarra and wife of Louis XIV .  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of King Henry IV of France and Navarra (1553 - 1610) ruler from 1589 to 1610... The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Baroque tomb of King Louis XIV of France and Navarra (1638 - 1715) , ruler from 1643 - 1715. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Side panels of the Renaissance style Tomb of  Valentine Visconti duchesse d?orleans  built by Italian craftsmen in 1504.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Side panels of the Renaissance style Tomb of  Valentine Visconti duchesse d?orleans  built by Italian craftsmen in 1504.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Side panels of the Renaissance style Tomb of  Valentine Visconti duchesse d?orleans  built by Italian craftsmen in 1504.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Renaissance style Tomb of (top) Valentine Visconti duchesse d?orleans (1366 - 1408) and Philippe comte de Vertus ( 1396 - 1420 ), built by Italian craftsmen in 1504.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Renaissance style Tomb of (top) Valentine Visconti duchesse d?orleans (1366 - 1408) and Philippe comte de Vertus ( 1396 - 1420 ), built by Italian craftsmen in 1504.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb and statue of Pepin le Bref (714 - 768), King of France 751 - 768, and his wife Berthe in the foreground (726 - 782).. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb and statue of Jeanne de France, son of French King Philippe VI of Valois and of Blanche of Navarre, 1332 - 1398. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb and statue of Charles comte de Valois, son of Phiippe III and Isabelle d'Aragon, 1270 - 1325.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb and statue of Blanche of Navarra, second wife of French King Philippe VI of Valois, 1332 - 1398. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval sculptures from the central portal of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Bas relief of the scemes from thr lifr of Jesus Christ from the Gothic doors of the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The naive of the Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Rayonnant Gothic stained glass Rose window. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis. In this scene he miraculously walks after is beheading. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of  Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI.   The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb of Robert II Count of Artois (1250 - 1302). . The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of  Louis XII (1462 - 1515) King of France 1498 to 1515 and his wife Anne of Bretagne who was alos wife of Charles VIII in 1491. The four sculptures at the corners of the monument represent prudence, justice, force and temperance abd the Bas relief along the bottom of the monument shows scenes from the wars against Italy. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb of  (front) Jeanne ( 1311 - 1349) Queen of France and Navarra daughter of Louis X , and Jean 1st (1316) called the Posthumous as he only ruled from his birth to his death 5 days later. Son of Louis X he was the shortest ruling undisputed King of France.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.
  • Renaissance style Tomb of (top) Valentine Visconti duchesse d?orleans (1366 - 1408) and Philippe comte de Vertus ( 1396 - 1420 ), built by Italian craftsmen in 1504.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Medieval tomb and statue of (rear) Louis II ( 863 - 882), King of France 879 - 882 (foreground) Carloman (866 - 884) King of France 879 - 884 ,  sons of Charles  II le Chauve son of Charlemagne.. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • 16th century  Renaissance Gothic style stalls with wood sculptures & inlays ordered by cardinal Georges d'Ambrose of Rouen. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France.  A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Tomb monument of Louis XVI (1754 - 1793) king of France 1774 to 1792 and his wife Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793).
  • Paris France - Pere La Chaise - Grave of Paris Georges Enesco  (Enescu)
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture reporting the spoils of war, 12th cent.BC. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Sculpture depicting  Kassite or 3rd Dynasty of Babylon King Meli-Shipak II commemorating a donation of land to his daughter-Hannubat Nannaya. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. The king dressed in a long robe with his right hand raised in a gesture of greeting. With his left hand he grasps the wrist of his daughter. The princess carries in her left hand a nine-stringed harp. Both face an enthroned goddess Nanya, a deity worshipped especially at Uruk[, who is dressed in a flounced or segmented garment and donning a feathered mitre and sits on the far side of a cultic censer on a stand. Above them are the symbols of three divinities astral: the star of Ishtar, the sun god Shamash and Sin of the crescent moon are in the sky. The rest of the stele has been entirely defaced, possibly by an Elamite king intending to have his own inscription engraved. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue known as Antonius as Aristaeus. Antinous was the young Bithynian favoured by the emperor Hadrian who was deified after drowning under mysterious circumstances in the waters of the Nile circa 130AD. Thanks to the promotion of the cult Antinous portraits can be found throughout the Empire in the places most frequented by Hadrian. This statue was part of the collection of ancient sculptors bought in Rome by Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) for his chateau in Poitou. The favourite of the Emperor Hadrian (117-138 AD) Antonius  is depicted here as Aristaeus, a minor Greek God of fruit trees and bee keeping. The Richelieu Collection, Inv No. MR 73 or Ma 5781, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Narcissus known as The Marazin Hermaphrodite or The Genie at Eternal Rest - a 3rd century AD Roman marble statue. The restoration combines an ancient  funeral head with another ancient Roman statue. The Mazarin Collection Inv No. MR 207 or Ma 435, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Roman Statue of Venus (Aphrodite), a 2nd - 3rd century AD marble statue from Italy.  This Roman statue of Aphrodite is the result of a fit between the bottom of an ancient body, a torso of the XVI century and an ancient face and top of head. The statue follows the style of a modest Aphrodite, known by other Roman replicas are copies of 3rd century BC Hellanistic Greek statues now lost.<br />
Borghese collection, Inv No. MR. 279 (Usual No Ma 369), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Aphrodite (Venus to the Romans) “Capitoline Type”. 2nd centuryAD Roman statue in marble discovered at the Acqua Traversa near Rome.  The statue belong to a series of Roman replicas of a Greek original that reproduce a famous picture of goddess Aphrodite (Venus) and the best known copy is in the Capitoline Museums in Rome. The now lost, the Greek original dates from the 2nd century or 3rd BC and is known as the "Aphrodite of Knidos” in which Aphrodite accompanied by a cupid is surprised while bathing.  Inv MR 369   (or Ma 335), The Louvre Mueum, Paris.
  • Nymph with a shell ( Nymphe a la coquille ) a 1st century marble statue from Italy which was part of the Borghese collection . Louvre Museum, Paris Cat No MR 309. <br />
The Nymph with a shell statue was much admired in the 17th century and influenced such art its as Velasquez. The statue symbolises a carefree childhood and the fact that terracotta versions have been found in tombs suggests that the statue was associated with the injustice of death or of a rebirth.
  • Sleeping Hermaphroditus, The Borghese Hermaphrodite.  A Life size ancient 2nd century AD Roman statue sculpted in Greek Marble and found in the grounds of Santa Maria della Vittoria, near the Baths of Diocletian, Rome. It was added to the Borghese Collection by Cardinal Scipione Borghese, in the 17th century and was named the "Borghese Hermaphroditus”. It was later sold to the occupying French and was removed it to The Louvre. Hermaphrodite, son of Hermes and Aphrodite had repels the advances of the nymph Salmacis. However, she got Zeus as their two bodies are united in a bisexual being. The Sleeping Hermaphroditus has been described as a good early Imperial Roman copy of a bronze original by the later of the two Hellenistic sculptors named Polycles (150 BC) the original bronze was mentioned in Pliny's Natural History. In 1619  Bernini sculpted the mattress on which the ancient marble of Hermaphrodite lies. Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Statue of Narcissus known as The Marazin Hermaphrodite or The Genie at Eternal Rest - a 3rd century AD Roman marble statue. The restoration combines an ancient  funeral head with another ancient Roman statue. The Mazarin Collection Inv No. MR 207 or Ma 435, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of the Emperor Titus - an end of the 1st century AD Roman statue probably from Rome. Titus was Emperor of the Romans fom 79 to 81 AD. The statue looks like it may have recieved some restoration especially around the eyes and the style of changes points to the sculptor Girardon in 1685. From the French Royal Collection  Inv MR 358   (or Ma 1067), The Louvre Mueum, Paris.
  • Roman Statue of Venus (Aphrodite), a 2nd - 3rd century AD marble statue from Italy.  This Roman statue of Aphrodite is the result of a fit between the bottom of an ancient body, a torso of the XVI century and an ancient face and top of head. The statue follows the style of a modest Aphrodite, known by other Roman replicas are copies of 3rd century BC Hellanistic Greek statues now lost.<br />
Borghese collection, Inv No. MR. 279 (Usual No Ma 369), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Aphrodite (Venus to the Romans) “Capitoline Type”. 2nd centuryAD Roman statue in marble discovered at the Acqua Traversa near Rome.  The statue belong to a series of Roman replicas of a Greek original that reproduce a famous picture of goddess Aphrodite (Venus) and the best known copy is in the Capitoline Museums in Rome. The now lost, the Greek original dates from the 2nd century or 3rd BC and is known as the "Aphrodite of Knidos” in which Aphrodite accompanied by a cupid is surprised while bathing.  Inv MR 369   (or Ma 335), The Louvre Mueum, Paris.
  • Medieval Gothic stained glass window showing  scenes from the Martyrdom of Saint Denis.  The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis ( Basilique Saint-Denis ) Paris, France. A UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The Pyramid entrance of the Louvre - Paris
  • Paris France - Pere La Chaise - cemetry
  • Paris - France - Notre Dame - Front with Sataues and Towers
  • Paris - France - Montmatre - Retsaurant.
  • Paris - France - Pont Alexadre 111 - Statue
  • Paris - France - Pont Alexadre 111 - Dutch Barge
  • Paris - France - Pont Alexadre 111 - Statue
  • Paris - France - Nef du Grand Palais
  • Paris - France - the Forum Church of St Magdelaine - close up of freeze
  • Paris France - Bistro St Germain - Restaurants
  • Paris - France -Eifel Tower - Through trees
  • Paris - France - Montmatre - Living Statue
  • Paris - France - Montmatre - Antiquw shop window
  • Paris - France - National Assembly
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture usurped by an Elamite king. 12th cent. BC from Suse. Inv AO 30043, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Sculpture depicting  Kassite or 3rd Dynasty of Babylon King Meli-Shipak II commemorating a donation of land to his daughter-Hannubat Nannaya. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. The king dressed in a long robe with his right hand raised in a gesture of greeting. With his left hand he grasps the wrist of his daughter. The princess carries in her left hand a nine-stringed harp. Both face an enthroned goddess Nanya, a deity worshipped especially at Uruk[, who is dressed in a flounced or segmented garment and donning a feathered mitre and sits on the far side of a cultic censer on a stand. Above them are the symbols of three divinities astral: the star of Ishtar, the sun god Shamash and Sin of the crescent moon are in the sky. The rest of the stele has been entirely defaced, possibly by an Elamite king intending to have his own inscription engraved. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Coloured glazed terracotta brick panel depicting striding lions from Babylon (Iraq). Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II 604-562 BC. This panel belonged to the tiled decorated walls either side of the Processional Way in Babylon which was 3280 ft (1km) long. It led from the temple of Marduk, through the Ishtar Gate to the temple of Akitu. The lion is the is associated with the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. T processional Way played a key role in the  New Year festival which was held in the spring equinox. Babylonian Gods were believed to leave their temples on this day and visit the god Marduk in his temple in Babylon. Kings like Nebuchanezzar would have played an important role in this procession and they aside their regal regalia for the procession and recited “negative confessions” as they preceded down the Processional way. Inv Ao 21118, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Sculpture depicting  Kassite or 3rd Dynasty of Babylon King Meli-Shipak II commemorating a donation of land to his daughter-Hannubat Nannaya. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. The king dressed in a long robe with his right hand raised in a gesture of greeting. With his left hand he grasps the wrist of his daughter. The princess carries in her left hand a nine-stringed harp. Both face an enthroned goddess Nanya, a deity worshipped especially at Uruk[, who is dressed in a flounced or segmented garment and donning a feathered mitre and sits on the far side of a cultic censer on a stand. Above them are the symbols of three divinities astral: the star of Ishtar, the sun god Shamash and Sin of the crescent moon are in the sky. The rest of the stele has been entirely defaced, possibly by an Elamite king intending to have his own inscription engraved. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture usurped by an Elamite king. 12th cent. BC from Suse. Inv AO 30043, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture reporting the spoils of war, 12th cent.BC. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Coloured glazed terracotta brick panel depicting striding lions from Babylon (Iraq). Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II 604-562 BC. This panel belonged to the tiled decorated walls either side of the Processional Way in Babylon which was 3280 ft (1km) long. It led from the temple of Marduk, through the Ishtar Gate to the temple of Akitu. The lion is the is associated with the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. T processional Way played a key role in the  New Year festival which was held in the spring equinox. Babylonian Gods were believed to leave their temples on this day and visit the god Marduk in his temple in Babylon. Kings like Nebuchanezzar would have played an important role in this procession and they aside their regal regalia for the procession and recited “negative confessions” as they preceded down the Processional way. Inv Ao 21118, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Sculpture depicting  Kassite or 3rd Dynasty of Babylon King Meli-Shipak II commemorating a donation of land to his daughter-Hannubat Nannaya. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. The king dressed in a long robe with his right hand raised in a gesture of greeting. With his left hand he grasps the wrist of his daughter. The princess carries in her left hand a nine-stringed harp. Both face an enthroned goddess Nanya, a deity worshipped especially at Uruk[, who is dressed in a flounced or segmented garment and donning a feathered mitre and sits on the far side of a cultic censer on a stand. Above them are the symbols of three divinities astral: the star of Ishtar, the sun god Shamash and Sin of the crescent moon are in the sky. The rest of the stele has been entirely defaced, possibly by an Elamite king intending to have his own inscription engraved. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture reporting the spoils of war, 12th cent.BC. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture usurped by an Elamite king. 12th cent. BC from Suse. Inv AO 30043, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Coloured glazed terracotta brick panel depicting striding lions from Babylon (Iraq). Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II 604-562 BC. This panel belonged to the tiled decorated walls either side of the Processional Way in Babylon which was 3280 ft (1km) long. It led from the temple of Marduk, through the Ishtar Gate to the temple of Akitu. The lion is the is associated with the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. T processional Way played a key role in the  New Year festival which was held in the spring equinox. Babylonian Gods were believed to leave their temples on this day and visit the god Marduk in his temple in Babylon. Kings like Nebuchanezzar would have played an important role in this procession and they aside their regal regalia for the procession and recited “negative confessions” as they preceded down the Processional way. Inv Ao 21118, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture reporting the spoils of war, 12th cent.BC. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Coloured glazed terracotta brick panel depicting striding lions from Babylon (Iraq). Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II 604-562 BC. This panel belonged to the tiled decorated walls either side of the Processional Way in Babylon which was 3280 ft (1km) long. It led from the temple of Marduk, through the Ishtar Gate to the temple of Akitu. The lion is the is associated with the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. T processional Way played a key role in the  New Year festival which was held in the spring equinox. Babylonian Gods were believed to leave their temples on this day and visit the god Marduk in his temple in Babylon. Kings like Nebuchanezzar would have played an important role in this procession and they aside their regal regalia for the procession and recited “negative confessions” as they preceded down the Processional way. Inv Ao 21118, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture usurped by an Elamite king. 12th cent. BC from Suse. Inv AO 30043, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Sculpture depicting  Kassite or 3rd Dynasty of Babylon King Meli-Shipak II commemorating a donation of land to his daughter-Hannubat Nannaya. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. The king dressed in a long robe with his right hand raised in a gesture of greeting. With his left hand he grasps the wrist of his daughter. The princess carries in her left hand a nine-stringed harp. Both face an enthroned goddess Nanya, a deity worshipped especially at Uruk[, who is dressed in a flounced or segmented garment and donning a feathered mitre and sits on the far side of a cultic censer on a stand. Above them are the symbols of three divinities astral: the star of Ishtar, the sun god Shamash and Sin of the crescent moon are in the sky. The rest of the stele has been entirely defaced, possibly by an Elamite king intending to have his own inscription engraved. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Coloured glazed terracotta brick panel depicting striding lions from Babylon (Iraq). Neo-Babylonian Period, reign of Nebuchadnezzar II 604-562 BC. This panel belonged to the tiled decorated walls either side of the Processional Way in Babylon which was 3280 ft (1km) long. It led from the temple of Marduk, through the Ishtar Gate to the temple of Akitu. The lion is the is associated with the Babylonian goddess Ishtar. T processional Way played a key role in the  New Year festival which was held in the spring equinox. Babylonian Gods were believed to leave their temples on this day and visit the god Marduk in his temple in Babylon. Kings like Nebuchanezzar would have played an important role in this procession and they aside their regal regalia for the procession and recited “negative confessions” as they preceded down the Processional way. Inv Ao 21118, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture usurped by an Elamite king. 12th cent. BC from Suse. Inv AO 30043, The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Stele depicting  a ceremonial procession of Babylonian Gods. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. Under the coils of the snake that wraps around the stele are represented the principal divinities of pantheon of Babylon as symbols. Below is a procession of two musicians and animals. Crenellated walls and towers surround the area reserve for an inscription that was never engraved. A horned serpent, emblem of the god Marduk, wraps around the base. Inv Sb 25. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Stone Sculpture depicting  Kassite or 3rd Dynasty of Babylon King Meli-Shipak II commemorating a donation of land to his daughter-Hannubat Nannaya. Circa 1186-1172 BC excavated from Susa where it had been taken as a spoil of war. The king dressed in a long robe with his right hand raised in a gesture of greeting. With his left hand he grasps the wrist of his daughter. The princess carries in her left hand a nine-stringed harp. Both face an enthroned goddess Nanya, a deity worshipped especially at Uruk[, who is dressed in a flounced or segmented garment and donning a feathered mitre and sits on the far side of a cultic censer on a stand. Above them are the symbols of three divinities astral: the star of Ishtar, the sun god Shamash and Sin of the crescent moon are in the sky. The rest of the stele has been entirely defaced, possibly by an Elamite king intending to have his own inscription engraved. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Basalt Babylonian sculpture reporting the spoils of war, 12th cent.BC. The Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of  Atalanta a 2nd century Roman sculpture restored in the 17th century. Atalanta  is a character in Greek mythology, a virgin huntress, unwilling to marry, and loved by the hero Meleager.. The Mazarin Collection  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Relief sculpture called Les Trois Tyches, a Roman relief sculpture circa 160 AD found on the Appia Way, Rome, Italy. A Tyche was the deity of luck or fotune and brought prosperity to a city. She is the daughter of Aphrodite and Zeus or Hermes. From the Borghese Collection  Inv MR 873   (or Ma 590), The Louvre Mueum, Paris
  • A Roman statue of the Parthenon Athena, a Roman copy of the great statue from the Parthenon in Athens.  Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Juno known as La Providence, a 2nd century AD Roman sculpture from Rome, Italy. Juno is an ancient Roman goddess, the protector and special counselor of the state. As the patron goddess of Rome and the Roman Empire, Juno was called Regina ("Queen") and, together with Jupiter and Minerva, was worshipped as a triad on the Capitol (Juno Capitolina) in Rome. The Royal Collection Inv No. MR 333 or Ma 485, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of a male divinity known as Jupiter de Smyrne, a 2nd Roman statue from Smyrne, Izmir present day Turkey. The Royal Collection Inv No. MR 255 or Ma 13, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Female statue known as the Muse de Louveciennes, a Roman statue of the 3rd century AD from Rome. The Royal Collection Inv No. MR 354 or Ma 170, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Bust of Rome - a 1st or 2nd century Ad Roman sculpture made in marble, from Italy. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 643 or Ma 1209, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of a Captive Barbarian - a 2nd century Ad Roman sculpture made in Porphyry and white marble from Rome, Italy. Restored by Pietro Benini brother of Bernin. The head and hands do not belong to the statue. The head is wearing a hat Phyrigian hat and recalls the same style as the famous Farnese Prisoners statues who were defeated Dacians from the Forum of Trajan (98-117 AD). The statue was from the facade of the Villa Borghese. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 331 or Ma 1385, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of a Captive Barbarian - a 2nd century Ad Roman sculpture made in Porphyry and white marble from Rome, Italy. Restored by Pietro Benini brother of Bernin. The head and hands do not belong to the statue. The head is wearing a hat Phyrigian hat and recalls the same style as the famous Farnese Prisoners statues who were defeated Dacians from the Forum of Trajan (98-117 AD). The statue was from the facade of the Villa Borghese. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 331 or Ma 1385, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of a Captive Barbarian - a 2nd century Ad Roman sculpture made in Porphyry and white marble from Rome, Italy. The head and hands do not belong to the statue. The head is wearing a hat Phyrigian hat and recalls the same style as the famous Farnese Prisoners statues who were defeated Dacians from the Forum of Trajan (98-117 AD). The statue was from the facade of the Villa Borghese. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 332 or Ma 1381, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of a Captive Barbarian - a 2nd century Ad Roman sculpture made in Porphyry and white marble from Rome, Italy. The head and hands do not belong to the statue. The head is wearing a hat Phyrigian hat and recalls the same style as the famous Farnese Prisoners statues who were defeated Dacians from the Forum of Trajan (98-117 AD). The statue was from the facade of the Villa Borghese. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 332 or Ma 1381, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Antinous Mondragone, A Roman marble bust from circa 130 AD. Antinous was the young Bithynian favoured by the emperor Hadrian who was deified after drowning under mysterious circumstances in the waters of the Nile circa 130AD. Thanks to the promotion of the cult Antinous portraits can be found throughout the Empire in the places most frequented by Hadrian. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 412 or Ma 1205, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Antinous Mondragone, A Roman marble bust from circa 130 AD. Antinous was the young Bithynian favoured by the emperor Hadrian who was deified after drowning under mysterious circumstances in the waters of the Nile circa 130AD. Thanks to the promotion of the cult Antinous portraits can be found throughout the Empire in the places most frequented by Hadrian. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 412 or Ma 1205, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Eros known as The Genie of Borghese - a  Roman copy of a 4th century BC Greek original from Rome, Monte Cavallo. The statue belonged to Domenico Biondo, employee of Pope Paul V Borghese. The statue joined in 1608 in the collection of Scipio Borghese. Wings, arms and legs of Eros, formerly called Genie Borghese, are modern. In the 18th century it was much admired, especially in France, as one of the seven most important parts of the collection Borghese. The Borghese Collection Inv No. MR 207 or Ma 435, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Narcissus known as The Marazin Hermaphrodite or The Genie at Eternal Rest - a 3rd century AD Roman marble statue. The restoration combines an ancient  funeral head with another ancient Roman statue. The Mazarin Collection Inv No. MR 207 or Ma 435, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Adonis - Tis antique statue was completely restored in the 16th century by Francois Du Quesnoy for the collection of Cardinal Mazarin. The Mazarin Collection Inv No. MR 239, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Satatue known as the Sitting captive - a Roman sculpture of the 1st or 2nd century SAD made out of  Green Breche stone from the Wadi Hammamat, Egypt. The head and hands do not belong to the statue. The head is wearing a hat Phyrigian hat and recalls the same style as the famous Farnese Prisoners statues who were defeated Dacians from the Forum of Trajan (98-117 AD). The body can be dated  to the 1st century AD and is probably from the near east. The recomposed statue , named the defeated barbarian king, was the centre piece of a room in the Villa Albani (1692-1779) in Rome.  The Albani Collection, Inv No. LL 17 or Ma 1383, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Thetsis - a 2nd century AD Roman statue found in the city of Lavinia, Italy. Thetis (/ˈθɛtɪs/; Ancient Greek: Θέτις, [tʰétis]), is encountered in Greek mythology mostly as a sea nymph or known as the goddess of water, one of the fifty Nereids, daughters of the ancient sea god Nereus. he statue belonged to a set of ten divinities formerly presented in the portico hemicycle of the city. The Albani Collection Inv No. LL 19 (Usual No Ma 2244), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Antinous - a 2nd century Roman sculpture in marble from Italy. The statue is a montage of a more modern head of Antinous with an older body in the style of Hercules. Inv No. MR 74 (Usual No Ma 2243), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Statue of Esculape or Asclepius - a second century AD Roman sculpture. Asclepius represents the healing aspect of the medical arts, his daughters included Hygieia, ”Hygiene” the goddess/personification of health, cleanliness, and sanitation as well as Iaso, the goddess of recuperation from illness and Aceso the goddess of the healing process.  The Albani Collection, Inv No.  Ma 929, Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Venus and Cupid - a its or 2nd Roman statue restored in the 17th century by Alessandro l’Algarde. The statue was acquired in Rome in 1630 by Cardinal Richelieu. Restored by Alessandro l’Algarde the modern head is a copy of the Medici Venus or Aphrodite in Florence.  The Richelieu Collection, Inv No. MR 386 (Usual No Ma 2287), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Anchyrrhoe Nymph - a 2nd century Roman sculpture from Iatly. The Anchyrrhoe Nymph is an allegory of Fortune and was desd in the gardens of the chateau d’Ecouen in the 17th century. The style is copied from a Hellanistic Greek original and also reprints the dance as a muse. Inv No. MR 310 (Usual No Ma 868), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Child and Goose - a 1st or 2nd century Roman sculpture from Villa des Quintilii on the Appia Way south of Rome, Italy. Three other similar versions of this Roman sculpture can be found in the Vatican, music and Geneva. The sculpture is attributed to Boethos who was a 2nd century sculptor.  The Braschi Collection, Inv No. MR168 (Usual No Ma 40), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • The Flaying of Marsyas - a 1st or 2nd century AD Roman sculpture from Italy. In the contest between Apollo and Marsyas, the terms stated that the winner could treat the defeated party any way he wanted. Since the contest was judged by the Muses,[6] Marsyas naturally lost and was flayed alive in a cave near Celaenae for his hubris to challenge a god. Apollo then nailed Marsyas' skin to a pine tree,[7] near Lake Aulocrene (Karakuyu Gölü in Turkey).  Inv No. MR267 (Usual No Ma 542), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Athletes head, Diadumene type - A Roman sculpture circa 150 AD found at the abbey of Vauluisant in Villeneuve-L’Archeveque, France.  Inv No. MND 1441 (Usual No Ma 3483), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • The Ares Borghese is a Roman marble statue of the imperial era, 1st or 2nd century AD. This statue possibly preserves some features of an original work in bronze, now lost, of the 5th century BC by Alcamenes, an Athenian sculptor, or the statue may not be a copy of Alcamenes's, but instead a Roman creation according to a classicising or Neo-Attic type. Borghese collection, Inv No. MR. 373 (Usual No Ma 370), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Venus (Aphrodite) in Arms. A 2nd century AD marble Roman statue completed in the 16th century. The so called Venus in Arms shows Venus with a sword and armour accompanied by a cupid that is about to try on her oversized helmet. The statue belonged to the collection of Tiberio Ceuli, purchased by Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576-1623) in 1607. The Roman head does not seem to belong to the statue. It graced one niche of the living room of the Villa Borghese.<br />
Borghese collection, Inv No. MR. 373 (Usual No Ma 370), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Venus (Aphrodite) in Arms. A 2nd century AD marble Roman statue completed in the 16th century. The so called Venus in Arms shows Venus with a sword and armour accompanied by a cupid that is about to try on her oversized helmet. The statue belonged to the collection of Tiberio Ceuli, purchased by Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1576-1623) in 1607. The Roman head does not seem to belong to the statue. It graced one niche of the living room of the Villa Borghese.<br />
Borghese collection, Inv No. MR. 373 (Usual No Ma 370), Louvre Museum, Paris.
  • Roman Statue of Venus (Aphrodite), a 2nd - 3rd century AD marble statue from Italy.  This Roman statue of Aphrodite is the result of a fit between the bottom of an ancient body, a torso of the XVI century and an ancient face and top of head. The statue follows the style of a modest Aphrodite, known by other Roman replicas are copies of 3rd century BC Hellanistic Greek statues now lost.<br />
Borghese collection, Inv No. MR. 279 (Usual No Ma 369), Louvre Museum, Paris.

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