The Winged Victory of Samothrace is back
On Wednesday, July 9, great news came to the Louvre It was announced the return of the famous statue of the Winged Victory of Samothrace.
After one and a half year of restoration, the statue is again open to the public. It is an awaited event!
In1863, CharlesChampoiseau discovered a statue on the Greek island ofSamothrace – awinged goddess, which according to sources wascreated in190BC.When it was discovered, itsmany parts, including the head, were missed.During the latestexcavationsonthe island,some missed parts were found. After the restoration of thisyear,plumage anda piece ofchiton were added.
To see thismajesticmonumentofalmost5 meters high,go tothe top of theDaru staircaseof the Louvre Museum.