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Paris 8. Les Trésors du Louvre Charlemagne’s sword Charlemagne was a King of France. He conquered many neighbouring countries. He was crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in 800. Hamurabi’s Code The earliest set of laws discovered Date from 2000 years before Christ. Mona Lisa ( La Joconde ) Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous painting. Josephine’s Bed The Empress Josephine was the wife of Napoleon. This beautiful bed belonged to her. Medieval Treasure This treasure comes from a Church It used to hold a relic of a saint It dates from the 16th century Greek artefacts This is part of the frieze from the Parthenon in Athens. Sumer These figures once guarded a temple in ancient Sumer. Venus de Milo The most famous statue in the world. Winged Victory of Samothrace Treasure Box A medieval gold treasure box. Chess set This Chess set belonged to Louis X (14th century) Crown Jewels These were last worn by Emperor Napoleon III and his wife Egypt The Louvre has one of the best Egyptian collections outside Egypt. Mummy cases. There are many mummy cases like these. City gates. These are the huge city gates of Darius, the Persian king.
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