Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities
Hellenistic Art (3rd-1st centuries BC)
This magnificent Hellenistic statue may have commemorated a naval victory, possibly by a fleet from Rhodes in the 2nd century BC. Excavations on the island of Samothrace, where it was found in 1863, revealed that it originally stood on the prow of a marble ship, at the center of an ornamental fountain.
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The Louvre is open every day (except Tuesday) from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.