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    Venus de Milo is easily one of the worlds most famous works of art from the ancient world, damaged and full of history Venus de Milo is a wondrous mystery. it was rediscovered on the 8th of April in 1820 by a peasant on the Greek island of Melos while he was digging up rubble for his farm. The statue Venus de Milo was mutilated, in two main pieces; the peasant who found Venus de milo knew that he had uncovered a masterpiece and quickly sought out officials to aid in safely retrieving the statue. The statue Venus de Milo named for Venus the Roman goddess of love, dates back to 150 B.C. from the Hellenistic Period of Greek history. Believed to have been created by Alexandros From Antioch due to the inscription at the base of Venus de Milo, however the credit of this work of art once belonged to Praxiteles before the lost podium was found. Arguably the most well-known statue in the world of art; Venus de Milo is on display for public view in the louvre Museum in Paris, for all the world to see and marvel at its beauty and mystery. The medium Alexandros used to create Venus de Milo was Italian marble, a type of white high quality marble popularly used in sculpture. Italian marble’s durability and translucency has made it a popular choice among many great ancient Greek artists such as Polykeitos,…

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    The sculpture of Venus de Milo is a marble statue of a woman. Her face and body are turned to the side and she is looking into the distance. Her full face has dominant features with a large nose and thick lips. Her hair is curly and arranged in a thick bun on the back of her head. Her neck is long, and from the side one can see a fullness that matches the roundness of her hips. She has a strong core since her upper stomach has clearly defined muscles. From the back angle, one can observe her…

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    The painting today is worth about $780 million in the United States. This painting is actually guarded with high security. So many people go to see the Mona Lisa that it is actually kinda dangerous because people fight to get to the front of the crowd. This museum has other famous art work such as the Venus de Milo. Venus de Milo is a statue of a woman with no arms. The Venus de Milo is an ancient Greek statue. It is often thought to represent Aphrodite, a Greek goddess, because of the unique…

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    Venus, The First Planet

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    “Named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty, Venus is also the only planet that is named for a female.” ("Venus, Second Planet from the Sun, Brightest Planet in Solar System." Space.com. Web. 30 Apr. 2014) Venus has fewer impact craters than any other planet. Also unlike most planets, Venus turns clockwise on its axis, as opposed to counter-clockwise. This is called retrograde rotation. It is said that this is because of their close position to the Sun. Appearing to be a nice golden color,…

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    In the story, All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury, takes place in a dystopian life where kids live with their family on planet Venus. This may sound super fun, but on the contrary, it rains and rains and rains and rains. Every seven years the sun shines down on planet Venus for just one hour. Most kids do not remember the sun since they are so young, but Margot is different. She has come over from Earth fairly recently. She grieves the beautiful sun everyday, and this grieving can be observed by…

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    Mercury's Surface Geology

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    That is why, despite not being the closest planet to the Sun, Venus is the hottest planet in the Solar System. Earth 's Tectonic Plates: the tectonic plates of our planet are portions of what is scientifically called "lithosphere", which accounts for the layer of the Earth that contains the terrestrial crust and the upper-most solid mantle. Tectonic plates account for many interesting phenomena - such as the formation of volcanoes and mountains, and the generation of earthquakes and tsunamis -…

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    Within our solar system, exists a collection of eight planets, their moons, asteroids, meteoroids, and comets. These eight planets in our solar system are generally categorized into two types: terrestrial planets, and gas giants. The word terrestrial comes from the Latin word terra which means earth, land, or territory according to dictionary.com. From this, terrestrial planets literally means Earth-like rocky planets. This contrasts from gas giants, since gas giants are mostly composed of…

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    Recent revelations in the news over NASA finding “liquid” water on Mars has gotten many people excited about the possibility of sending humans to live on the planet, without much insight into the actual reasons why that idea is still not currently feasible. A planet must have much more than just water in order to be a habitable place, and these factors are often overlooked, in fact the same factors affecting the water supply on Mars are also the factors that factors behind the other reasons it…

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    Biographical Information Venus lamenting the death of Adonis is a drawing designed by Benjamin West in the year 1768. He spent most of his time designing paintings such as this while in London. Description Venus Lamenting, the death of Adonis, is a drawing about Adonis, a mortal youth, as from the Ovid Metamorphoses. Venus was a mythological goddess who fell in love with him. They used to spend most of their time together hunting wild animals. He was slain while hunting and lay down on the…

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    planet is named Venus which came from a Roman goddess of love and beauty. As the Roman goddess of love , according to the sources the goddess Venus was born fully from the sea. Her father was Uranus made with Saturn, they believed that when blood fell into the sea mixed with foam which created Venus. She was known for her love and beauty and had many men lovers. Venus has on temple called Venus Gentrix (Venus the Mother) which is in Captoline Hill.Even though one could ever get the credit for…

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