Also called “Nike of Samothrace.” Greek goddess Nike (Victory.) Estimated to have been sculpted 200-190 B.C. One of the most celebrated sculptures in the world and arguably the greatest masterpiece of Hellenistic sculpture. Discovered in 1863. Representing a battle at sea.
Images from pre-dawn (get there early!) of the Louvre Pyramid (architect I.M. Pei).. to the end of my visit. You can also see the robotic machine they operate to clean the windows of the pyramid (towards the end of the pictorial):