Louvre Museum - Ancient Greek Art Photos

The Louvre Museum in Paris hosts ancient Greek art including many famous marble sculptures.

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Cycladian marble face once part of 1.5m tall figurine at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Three Cycladian marble female statuettes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cycladian marble female statuettes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cycladian terracotta object of unknown use called "frying pans" decorated with spirals at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Cycladian marble face (c2750-2300 BCE) once part of 1.5m tall figurine at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Three Cycladian marble female statuettes (c2750-2300 BCE) (Spedos type) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cycladian marble female statuettes (c2750-2300 BCE) (Spedos type) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cycladian terracotta object of unknown use called "frying pans" (c2700 BCE) decorated with spirals at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Cycladian terracotta Kernos decorated with geometric patterns at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cycladian terracotta jug with pulled-back neck decorated with geometric patterns at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Minoan terracotta Pithos liquid storage jar from Crete at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Carved Greek marble lion relief from north of Aegean Sea at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Cycladian terracotta Kernos (c2000 BCE) decorated with geometric patterns at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Cycladian terracotta jug with pulled-back neck (c1899-1799 BCE) decorated with geometric patterns at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Minoan terracotta Pithos liquid storage jar (c1500 BCE) from Crete at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Carved Greek marble lion relief (c640 BCE) from north of Aegean Sea at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Theban terracotta bell-shaped female idol painted in geometric style with aquatic birds found in child's tomb at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Mycenaean terracotta psi & phi figurines from Greek mainland at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of Greek terracotta vessels mostly from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of Greek terracotta tall-stem urns mostly from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Theban terracotta bell-shaped female idol (c700 BCE) painted in geometric style with aquatic birds found in child's tomb at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Mycenaean terracotta psi (ψ) & phi (φ) figurines (c1600-1050 BCE) from Greek mainland at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of Greek terracotta vessels (c1350-1100 BCE) mostly from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of Greek terracotta tall-stem urns (c1350-1100 BCE) mostly from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Greek terracotta Rhyton in shape of bull's head at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta Kantharos depicting satyr head from Miletus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian terracotta Pyxis with modeled horses decorated in geometric style at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Greek terracotta Rhyton (ritual drinking cup) in shape of bull's head at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta Kantharos (vase for drinking wine) (c540 BCE) depicting satyr head from Miletus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta black-figure drinking cup (c525-20 BCE) from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian terracotta Pyxis (box) with modeled horses (c740 BCE) decorated in geometric style at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Athenian terracotta Pyxis cover with modeled horses at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian terracotta crater fragment with painted horses & chariot by master of Dipylon at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian terracotta funerary amphora vase with painted horses & chariots at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Corinthian terracotta Olpe pitcher with painted animals & sphinxes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Athenian terracotta Pyxis (box) cover with modeled horses (c740 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian terracotta crater fragment with painted horses & chariot (c750 BCE) by master of Dipylon at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian terracotta funerary amphora vase with painted horses & chariots (c720-700 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Corinthian terracotta Olpe pitcher with painted animals & sphinxes (c640-630 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Corinthian terracotta amphora with painted rooster at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta amphora with soldiers in combat from Calabria in Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian red-figure terracotta oinochoe wine vessel with sacrifice scene at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian red-figure terracotta oinochoe wine vessel with armed owl at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Corinthian terracotta amphora with painted rooster (575-550 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta amphora with soldiers in combat (560-540 BCE) from Calabria in Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian red-figure terracotta oinochoe wine vessel with sacrifice scene (400-390 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Athenian red-figure terracotta oinochoe wine vessel with armed owl (c400-390 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Athenian black-figure terracotta amphora with Athena as warrior at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta amphora with athletic rabbit from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta figures from Corinth & Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta sphinx made in Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Athenian black-figure terracotta amphora with Athena as warrior (323-322 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta amphora with athletic rabbit (550-525 BCE) from Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta figures (6thC BCE) from Corinth & Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta sphinx (c550-525 BCE) made in Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Greek terracotta flat figures made in Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze female head from Cyprus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze covered ciste used by women to store toiletries from Praeneste east of Rome at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze covered toiletries storage ciste from Praeneste which was acquired in Italy by Napoleon III & brought to Paris for museum display at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Greek terracotta flat figures (c570-550 BCE) made in Boeotia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze female head (later 7thC BCE) from Cyprus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze covered ciste used by women to store toiletries (375-350 BCE) from Praeneste east of Rome at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze covered toiletries storage ciste (375-350 BCE) from Praeneste which was acquired (1861) in Italy by Napoleon III & brought to Paris for museum display at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Bronze statue of athlete made in Italian settlements of Greece at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze bust of Jupiter at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta altar Arula from Gela, Sicily shows combat between Heracles & Triton at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Glazed ceramic twisted handle askos pouring vessel from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Bronze statue of athlete (c500 BCE) made in Italian settlements of Greece at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bronze bust of Jupiter (2ndC CE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek terracotta altar Arula (4thC BCE) from Gela, Sicily shows combat between Heracles & Triton at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Glazed ceramic twisted handle askos pouring vessel (1stC BCE) from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Greek marble horses head at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek marble horses head at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of marble Greek portrait heads at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble portrait head of Ptolemy I Soter companion of Alexander the Great & ruler of Egypt at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Greek marble horses head (c500 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek marble horses head (c500 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of marble Greek portrait heads (3rd-1stC BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble portrait head (3rdC BCE) of Ptolemy I Soter (305-282 BCE) companion of Alexander the Great & ruler of Egypt at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Marble portrait head of Greek philosopher Plato at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble portrait head of Greek philosopher Aristotle at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble portrait head of Greek philosopher Socrates at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Coulonche Head marble carving from Parthenon of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Marble portrait head (2ndC CE) of Greek philosopher Plato (428-348 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble portrait head (1st or 2ndC CE) of Greek philosopher Aristotle (384-322 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble portrait head (1st CE) of Greek philosopher Socrates (469-399 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Coulonche Head marble carving (c447-440 BCE) from Parthenon of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Ergastines panel marble frieze from Parthenon of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Funerary stela of bronze smith Sosinos of Gortyn seated with bellows in right hand from Mount Pentelikon near Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Classical Greek male nude marble statues at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Carved portrait herm of Alexander the Great found at Tivoli east of Rome at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Ergastines panel marble frieze (c445-438 BCE) from Parthenon of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Funerary stela of bronze smith Sosinos of Gortyn seated with bellows in right hand (c410-400 BCE) from Mount Pentelikon near Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Classical Greek male nude marble statues (430-370 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Carved portrait herm (1st or 2ndC CE) of Alexander the Great (356-323 BCE) found at Tivoli east of Rome at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Funerary marble lion from Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ptolemaic versions of Egyptian god sculptures at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Helmeted portrait of Seleukos I Nikator, king of Syria & companion of Alexander the Great at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Presumed marble portrait of Antiokhos III, king of Syria at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Funerary marble lion (c350 BCE) from Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Ptolemaic versions of Egyptian god sculptures (2ndC BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Helmeted portrait of Seleukos I Nikator, king of Syria (305-281 BCE) & companion of Alexander the Great at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Presumed marble portrait of Antiokhos III, king of Syria (223-187 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Funerary stela of Antigona & Aristopolis in naïskos form with little girl & dog from Alexandria in Hellenistic Egypt at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Funerary vase in dinos shape from Pergamon at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of Greek funerary stelas from Greek settlements in what is now Turkey at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bearded man carved on Phoenician sarcophagus from Tartous, Syria at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Funerary stela of Antigona & Aristopolis in naïskos form with little girl & dog (300-250 BCE) from Alexandria in Hellenistic Egypt at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Funerary vase in dinos shape (aka Pergamon vase) (2ndC BCE) from Pergamon at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Collection of Greek funerary stelas (c500-50 BCE) from Greek settlements in what is now Turkey at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Bearded man carved on Phoenician sarcophagus (4thC BCE) from Tartous, Syria at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Winged Victory of Samothrace at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Winged Victory of Samothrace at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Winged Victory of Samothrace at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Winged Victory of Samothrace at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Winged Victory of Samothrace (c220-185 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Winged Victory of Samothrace (c220-185 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Winged Victory of Samothrace (c220-185 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Winged Victory of Samothrace (c220-185 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Gallery of Classical Greek sculptures at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek goddess marble statue from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Aphrodite aka "Venus de Milo" at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Detail of Aphrodite aka "Venus de Milo" at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Gallery of Classical Greek sculptures at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek goddess marble statue (1stC BCE or 1st-2ndC CE) from Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Aphrodite aka "Venus de Milo" (100 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Detail of Aphrodite aka "Venus de Milo" (100 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Crowds around Aphrodite aka "Venus de Milo" at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble Aphrodite aka "Venus d'Arles" from antique theater of Arles, France perhaps after original by Praxiteles of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble Aphrodite aka "Venus d'Arles" from antique theater of Arles, France perhaps after original by Praxiteles of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble Aphrodite of type "du Capiole" found at Acqua Traversa near Rome is copy of 3rdC original by Praxiteles of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Crowds around Aphrodite aka "Venus de Milo" (100 BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble Aphrodite aka "Venus d'Arles" (27 BCE - 14 CE) from antique theater of Arles, France perhaps after original by Praxiteles of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble Aphrodite aka "Venus d'Arles" (27 BCE - 14 CE) from antique theater of Arles, France perhaps after original by Praxiteles of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble Aphrodite of type "du Capiole" (2ndC CE) found at Acqua Traversa near Rome is copy of 3rdC original by Praxiteles of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Marble Athena Parthenos aka "Minerva with Collar" at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Detail of Marble Athena Parthenos aka "Minerva with Collar" at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Artemis with a Doe after an Athenian original at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble statue of Athena at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Marble Athena Parthenos aka "Minerva with Collar" (1st or 2ndC CE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Detail of Marble Athena Parthenos aka "Minerva with Collar" (1st or 2ndC CE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Artemis with a Doe (aka Diana of Versailles, goddess of the hunt) (c200 BCE) after an Athenian original at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble statue of Athena (aka "Pallas de Velletri") (1stC CE Roman copy of 5thC original by Cresilas) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Marble statue of Athena at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble statue of Zeus, god of heaven & Olympus at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble statue of Apollo at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble relief of birth of Erichthonios, first king of Athens at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Marble statue of Athena (aka "Pallas de Velletri") (1stC CE Roman copy of 5thC original by Cresilas) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble statue of Zeus, god of heaven & Olympus (2ndC CE Roman copy of 5thC original by Myron) (head is modern) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble statue of Apollo (1stC CE Roman copy of 5thC original from Athens) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Marble relief of birth of Erichthonios, first king of Athens (2ndC CE Roman copy of 5thC original from Athens) (with modern restoration parts) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Gold head of bull from Crete? at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek funereal gold headbands embossed with animals from Attica & Corinthia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Gold medallion of Eros at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Gold & silver objects for jewelry & votive uses from Crete & Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Gold head of bull from Crete? (16thC BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Greek funereal gold headbands embossed with animals (8thC BCE) from Attica & Corinthia at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Gold medallion of Eros (3rdC BCE) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Gold & silver objects (BCE) for jewelry & votive uses from Crete & Rhodes at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.
Glass Skyphos drinking cup from Canosa, southern Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Gold dolphins inlaid on paten of serpentine within later frame with precious stones at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.

Glass Skyphos drinking cup (c200 BCE) from Canosa, southern Italy at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.Gold dolphins inlaid on paten of serpentine (1stC BCE or CE) within later frame with precious stones (9thC) at Louvre Museum. Paris, France.


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