March 15, 2012

Lost da Vinci Mural Behind False Wall?

Dave Mosher, National Geographic


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By poking high-tech instruments through the wall of one priceless 16th-century mural in Italy, researchers announced Monday that they think they've located the first "encouraging" evidence that a second masterpiece—this one a lost Leonardo da Vinci—is hidden beneath.

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