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Mona Lisa's identity about to be revealed

Team hopeful of uncovering identity of woman with the secret smile in Leonardo Da Vinci's famous painting.

Last Modified: 10 Aug 2013 08:36
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Leonardo Da Vinci's Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings in the world. She is the lady with the secret smile, whose identity has puzzled art lovers for centuries.

Now, a team of scientists think they could be about to answer the question - just who is that woman?

Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from the Italian city of Florence.

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