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Can Mona Lisa Rest in Peace?

Dianne Hales | Posted 09.10.2014 | Arts
Dianne Hales

Centuries after her death on July 15, 1542, Mona (Madame) Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo is still making headlines. Over the last two years journalists from around the world have descended upon Florence to report on dramatic excavations of skeletons that may--or may not--belong to Leonardo da Vinci's model and her family.

Surprising Twist To Hunt For Mona Lisa's Skeleton

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts

In July scientists believed they had finally made crucial progress in the controversial quest to find the skeleton of the Mona Lisa, known in her time...

Researchers To Dig Up Remains Of Mona Lisa

The Huffington Post/AP | By ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 06.06.2011 | Arts

ROME -- Italian researchers said Tuesday they will dig up bones in a Florence convent to try to identify the remains of a Renaissance woman long belie...

Mona Lisa Model Was Male, According To Italian Researchers

Eleanor Ide (AFP) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

ROME -- Italian researchers who specialise in resolving art mysteries said Wednesday they have discovered the disputed identity of the model for Leona...