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Besides the Mona Lisa and the Venus de Milo, what are the don't-miss pieces of the Louvre's permanent collection?

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What kind of art are you interested in? What kind of art can you easily see at home? That'll make a big difference on what things you should try to see, and what bits you can safely leave for a future visit so you can concentrate on the bits that are special for you! –  Gagravarr Nov 28 '12 at 23:49
    
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You can find almost everything about Louvre's permanent exhibits and events in the museum's site. Famous permanent exhibits that I'd personally wouldn't miss are:

You can find more about the Louvre's permanent exhibits on the site's Selected Works section.

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In mesopotamian collections, don't miss the code of Hammurabi found in Susa (Shush, Iran), the first written law in the world.

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