Venus de Milo

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Venus de Milo

armless statue of pulchritudinous goddess. [Gk. Art: Brewer Dictionary, 1126]

Venus de Milo

classic sculpture, discovered in 1820 with arms missing. [Gk. Art: Brewer Dictionary]

Venus de Milo

half-naked marble Aphrodite. [Gk. Art: Os-borne, 1184]
See: Nudity
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