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megimoo
01-24-2010, 09:46 AM
Leonardo da Vinci's bones to be dug up by Italian scientists
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMVSwE27AAY&feature=related

Scientists seeking permission to exhume the remains of Leonardo da Vinci plan to reconstruct his face to discover whether his masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is a disguised self-portrait. A team from Italy’s National Committee for Cultural Heritage, a leading association of scientists and art historians, has asked to open the tomb in which the Renaissance painter and polymath is believed to lie at Amboise castle, in the Loire valley, where he died in 1519, aged 67. Giorgio Gruppioni, an anthropologist, said the project could throw new light on Leonardo’s most famous work. “If we manage to find his skull, we...

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/europe/article6999931.ece

noonwitch
01-25-2010, 12:32 PM
I'll bet they're going to spend a lot of money on this useless exercise.

coach
01-25-2010, 02:48 PM
I'll bet they're going to spend a lot of money on this useless exercise.



beats working for a living though I guess.

Articulate_Ape
01-25-2010, 06:15 PM
LIES! It's all a cover. They are looking for the Da Vinci Code!