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Jun 12, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
An explicit portrait of a god of fertility shows signs of a disease that would have rendered him infertile.
Jun 3, 2015 08:32 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
The man in the engraving is playing a lira da braccio, a bowed string instrument that da Vinci is known to have played.
Apr 21, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Built of brick and marble, the now gleaming white pyramid was erected as the burial chamber of a Roman magistrate, Gaius Cestius.
Apr 3, 2015 11:50 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Artistic portrayals of Jesus have seemingly come to a consensus, though his image has changed over the centuries.
Apr 1, 2015 09:40 AM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
An ancient Egyptian masterpiece is in fact a fake created in the 19th century, a researcher says.
Feb 2, 2015 09:20 AM ET // AFP
Two sculptures that languished in obscurity for more than a century may be the only surviving bronze works by Michelangelo.
Jan 15, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A masterpiece of workmanship, the Lenox Globe measures 4.4 inches across and the hollow copper sphere is engraved in almost microscopic detail.
Jan 7, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Discovery News
Beethoven's irregular heartbeat may have found its way into some of his most emotional works.
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