Hopes Dashed in the Hunt for the Bones of the Mona Lisa – but Team Vows To Keep on Hunting for the Woman with the ‘Enigmatic Smile’

Posted by admin on Sep 19, 2012

Archaeologists who are digging for the remains of the real-life Mona Lisa have found a female skeleton – but sadly they do not believe these are bones of Leonardo da Vinci’s muse.

Researcher Silvano Vinceti, leading the digs under a former convent in central Florence, believes the body he has found is that of a woman who lived decades after Lisa Gherardini, the woman many experts believe sat for da Vinci’s iconic painting.

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