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Oct 9, 2014 08:50 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The elegant shape of the violin evolved over a period of 400 years, largely due to the influence of four prominent families of instrument makers, a new study finds.
Oct 8, 2014 05:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Ice Age art in Indonesia includes the oldest known figurative cave painting, challenging the view that Europe was the birthplace of art.
Sep 5, 2014 03:10 PM ET // AFP
Reclusive son of a Nazi-era art dealer who amassed a giant secret collection snuck a Monet with him into the German hospital where he died in May.
Aug 18, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Exactly how the statue got its set of choppers is a mystery.
Jun 14, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Found in the sarcophagus of a Renaissance princess, a black soldier fly raises new questions about the insect's path from America to Europe. →
Jun 11, 2014 06:25 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The skull could have been the great Renaissance artist’s personal object. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Until recently, the Dutch seascape simply showed groups of people gathered on a beach in The Hague in the Netherlands.
May 27, 2014 07:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Previously undetected 16th century paintings are discovered the Temple of Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
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