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An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
The man in the engraving is playing a lira da braccio, a bowed string instrument that da Vinci is known to have played.
Built of brick and marble, the now gleaming white pyramid was erected as the burial chamber of a Roman magistrate, Gaius Cestius.
Artistic portrayals of Jesus have seemingly come to a consensus, though his image has changed over the centuries.
An ancient Egyptian masterpiece is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says.
Two sculptures that languished in obscurity for more than a century may be the only surviving bronze works by Michelangelo.
A masterpiece of workmanship, the Lenox Globe measures 4.4 inches across and the hollow copper sphere is engraved in almost microscopic detail.
Beethoven's irregular heartbeat may have found its way into some of his most emotional works.
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