National Geographic : 1952 Jun
771 Young English Visitors Stand Spellbound by Venus de Milo, Dazzling Still at 2,200 Years An unknown Grecian sculptor carved the goddess of love, probably in the 2d or 3d century B. c . The priceless statue was found in 1820 on the Aegean island of Milos. In the Louvre, once fortress and palace but now a treasure house of art. the lovely lady of long ago never wants for admirers (page 781).