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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 5, 2015 11:24 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The scene of a Greek male about to be lassoed by a powerful foreign warrior woman was exotic and also subversive for its time.
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.
May 30, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Owen Jarus, LiveScience
A colorful dragon head made of clay was found in a palace at Xanadu.
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.
Dec 27, 2014 11:43 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
From a mysterious Greek tomb to revelations about King Richard, 2014 was a big year for big finds.
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