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Our own da Vinci code

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Cerca, trove" (search and you shall find) is the legend. It was painted on a tiny flag in a fresco, a battle scene, done decades after Leonardo da Vinci, by the painter and biographer Giorgio Vasari. The Vasari fresco's message hints at something hidden beneath it.Researchers now think there's a da Vinci painting underneath. The Italian phrase on that little oriflamme, or battle banner, is what...

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