Venus De Milo Sculpture - Aphrodite Of Melos 15" Statue Replica. Venus de Milo 2nd century B.C. Louvre, Paris, Discovered in 1820 on the Greek Island of Milo, this ideal of feminine beauty is believed to date from the Hellenistic Age. The feeling of sculpture has quite surrendered to the soft warm substance of the human body with brilliantly technical artistic ability. One of the world's most recognizable sculptural image. The Venus is made of alabaster dust mixed with a durable binding compound, each detail is finished with care by the artisans of Italy's Egregia Workshop. Mounted on a solid alabaster base. There is no mistaking the classical elegance that has made the Venus statue one of the most common sculptures used in decorating today. Whether known as Venus or her Greek name Aphrodite, she is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility.