Missing Pieces Armless Fun? In 1820 the discovery of an ancient Greek statue with missing arms posed more questions than answers. Alexander Lee | Published in History Today Volume 72 Issue 12 December 2022 The Venus de Milo at the Louvre Museum, Paris, 1964. Photo © Gamma-Keystone, France via Getty Images. To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any problems.