Experts probe Mona Lisa mystery

Experts looking for the remains of Italian woman said to be the model for famous portrait.


    The Mona Lisa is one of the world's most famous paintings - but exactly who she was remains a mystery.

    Now experts have started looking for the remains of an Italian noblewoman they believe may have been the model for Leonardo da Vinci's portrait.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Florence.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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