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Feb 3, 2016 12:09 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Prolonged hammering and chiseling accelerated degenerative arthritis in the hands of Michelangelo.
Dec 14, 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.
Dec 9, 2015 08:45 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The find at a U.K. churchyard shows how ancient Egyptian imagery influenced early Christians.
Dec 8, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
A light reflection technique reveals the outlines of what a researcher claims is a separate portrait under Da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
Oct 3, 2015 01:39 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
The millennia-old story, The Epic of Gilgamesh, is expanded with the finding of a new verse.
Sep 24, 2015 09:42 AM ET // AFP
Researchers continue their attempt to solve the mystery behind the identity of one of the world's most famous models.
Aug 11, 2015 02:17 PM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A 25-year-old security video is raising new questions in the mystery of who pulled off the biggest art heist in American history. Continue reading →
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.
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