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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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