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
Located on the ground floor of Pierre Lescot's 16th-century Renaissance wing, this room takes its name from the four female figures sculpted by Jean Goujon in 1550 to support the musicians' gallery. Today it houses Roman copies of Greek originals long since disappeared.



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
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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