Saturday, May 14, 2011

Scientists Dig the Grave 'Monalisa'

A major excavation project under construction in Florence, Italy. Because of the involvement of leading archaeologists, this project attracted great attention of mass media. A number of archaeologists are multiplying a tomb, believed to be the tomb of the Mona Lisa.


Media Italy, ANSA reported that the scientists hope to find the tomb of Lisa Gherardini Del Giocondo, the wife of an Italian silk merchant who died in 1545. He is believed to be a model of the Mona Lisa - Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece maestro who is famous throughout the world.

Italian art historian, Silvano Vinceti hoping to reconstruct the skull of Lisa Gherardini, and compare it with the Mona Lisa - the original version is still hanging in the Louvre Museum, Paris, France.

The team, formed using georadar tool to search the ruins of the former church of Saint Orsola in Florence which then became the tobacco plant and the location of the protection of World War II.

This week, scientists have removed the concrete floor and found a brick staircase is believed to the basement. The team even found two two tombs and brick dome. "This finding is consistent with our expectations," said Vinceti, such as loaded Adelaide Now, Friday, May 13, 2011.

"We were supposed to already be where the altar once stood. According to the results of the scan georadar, this leads to the basement.
Experts believe Lisa Gherardini to enter a monastery after the death of her husband. He also died in the convent at the age of 63 years.

Excavations were conducted by experts protested a number of people, especially Lisa's family. Natalia Guicciardini Strozzi, a member of one of Florence's oldest families and a direct descendant of Giocondo, accused the archaeologists of violating sanctity, on the grounds reveal the mystery behind Mona Lisa's smile.

So far, there was no painting semisterius and invite intrigue like the Mona Lisa. He iyakini save a lot of hidden symbols: the symbol 'LV' in his eyes, the figure '72 at arch bridge in the background of the painting, until the smile which so puzzles.

Mona Lisa mystery seasoning the thick when Hollywood released a film titled 'The Da Vinci Code' - that the Mona Lisa led to a great secret, concerning the Godhead.

-vivanews.com-
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