The Venus of Arles is a sculpture found in the ancient city of Arles, France. It is believed to date back as far as the 1st century BCE and is thought to depict the goddess Venus. The artwork is also sometimes known as Aphrodite of Arles and has been recreated by several artists throughout history due to its power and beauty. The statue depicts a standing figure with a voluptuous body and an inviting expression on her face. Her arms are raised in a gesture of welcome, and she appears to be wearing a cape or drapery. The sculpture was originally painted in vibrant colors and decorated with jewelry. Even though it is now missing its head, Venus of Arles continues to captivate audiences worldwide. Its graceful form and mysterious aura have made it an icon of beauty and femininity.