A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 2 – The Ground Floor

A Day in the Museum: Visiting the Louvre Part 2 – The Ground Floor

The ground floor houses the Near Eastern Antiquities, Islamic Art, Egyptian Antiquities, the Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities, Sculptures, as well as the Arts of Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.

TIP! Another great way to be able to plan your next visit to the Louvre is by familiarizing yourself with the 3 distinct wings namely the Richeliu, Sully, and Denon.

  • Venus De Milo

Late 2nd Century BC (Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Antiquities room 18)

Photo credit: Flickr- Kimberly Vardeman
Photo credit: Flickr- Kimberly Vardeman
  • Winged Human-Headed Bull

721-705 BC (Near Eastern Antiquities room 4)

Photo credit: Flickr- Lammasu
Photo credit: Flickr- Lammasu
  • Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss by Antonio Canova

around 1788 (Sculptures room 4)

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Statue of Ramesses II

1279-1213 BC (Egyptian Antiquities room 12)

Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • The Rebellious Slave by Michelangelo

1513-1515 (Sculptures room 4)

Photo credit: Flickr- Spencer Means
Photo credit: Flickr- Spencer Means

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