Louvre Museum - Table of Contents  ........................  Architecture Around the World

2012 photos - Three sculptures
Paris, France

Louvre Museum - Official Home Page

1. Salle des Caryatids

2. Winged Victory at Samothrace

3. Osiris, Horus et Isis

Salle des Caryatids


Caryatids





Marble







Winged Victory at Samothrace
Nike of Samothrace



2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike (Victory) honors a a sea battle, hence the ship







For more information about the statue, see Wikipedia: Winged Victory of Samothrace
  (March 2012)
Dieux d'Abydos: Osiris, Horus et Isis
Regne de Séthi I (1294-1279 av. J.-C.), qpc. dynastie
Diorite
Dédia, chef des dessinateurs d'Amon, et sa femme leur apportent des offrandes.


Left: Horus  ..... Center: Osiris ..... Right: Isis



Photos and their arrangement © 2012 Chuck LaChiusa
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