The Mona Lisa gets eaten.


The Venus de Milo is reburied.

The Louvre Museum has the largest collection of art anywhere in the world. The Mona Lisa faces it's own risks from within it's airtight casement, painted on wood it can swell & shrink. censors monitored the swelling of the wood, how long will the protection last?


25 Years After People: In the East wing of the Louvre, Virgin And Child, Carved from Ivory's disintegrating. Ivory can Be strong but 25 years of wind damage has chipped away small parts of the Blessed Sculpture. Now as a heavy rainstorm Batters Paris, the Statue's blown away in a cloud of dust.

50 years after people: Outside, the glass pyramids are falling. The glass panes on the largest one in the middle of the area fall. Then, a cascade of glass starts. Soon, the glass is gone. Only the rusting steel A-Frames survive. The surrounding grounds are over growing.

100 years after people: The Mona Lisa's failing casement seals let in Death-watch beetles that soon eat the wooden painting, saving her mysterious smile for last.

175 years after people: Inside the Louvre Museum, the light illuminates a crumbling reminder of triumph. The Winged Victory Of Samothrace still stands at the top of the south wing of the Louvre. But now, the center dome above the building collapses, smashing the chipped statue.

200 years after people: All of the paintings have fallen. The steel frames of the pyramids outside finally collapse. Then, the Louvre Palace collapses as the roof caves in. Eventually, the museum itself collapses, burying the remaining statues & works of art.

1000 years after people: Underneath the Louvre the Stone supports, originally part of the old Battle Fortress finally give way & the Louvre Falls like a house of cards. And although the Mona Lisa's moaning in the Death-watch Beatles stomachs, & nature has triumphed over the Winged Victory Of Samothrace, there's still one final famous woman in the Louvre, the Venus de Milo, the armless statuette, remains only to be buried in dirt & the remains of the Museum once again.