Archaeologists dig up human skeleton on Tuesday (24/7) and then in an abandoned convent in Florence, Italy. The framework is intact and is suspected as the body of the woman in the painting “Mona Lisa”.
A number of frameworks has been explored in the search for the bodies of Lisa Gherardini, noble Florence believed to be the inspiration of the painting “Mona Lisa” Leonardo da Vinci’s hand fruit. Silvano Vinceti, head of the Italian team of archaeologists in search of this mission, stating that the discovery of this new framework is very encouraging, although they still have to wait for test results to confirm the identity of the corpse is.
“Currently the investigators are going through the most stressful part,” said Vinceti, who is also an expert on the disclosure of the mystery of art.
“This is the culmination of our work, when we were very close to the answer to the question, ‘Are we going to find the bodies of Lisa Gherardini?’,” He continued.
“Today we found a coffin with a skeleton in it intact. A very important advance, because during the first phase of the study, we did not find a human skeleton. His body has been moved to another place,” said Vinceti ..
The team of archaeologists began excavating the cement floor of an abandoned convent in Florence since last year. This decision was made after a document revealing that Lisa Gherardini, the wife of wealthy silk merchant in Florence named Francesco del Giocondo, spent the rest of his life in a convent after her husband died. In this monastery he was treated by two daughters who became nuns.
After his death, he was interred there as well.
Reportedly Del Giocondo Leonardo da Vinci to pay her a painting of his wife’s face. Although the lack of evidence, most sejawaran and art experts agree that Lisa Gherardini was the model in the most famous painting in the world.
“Mona Lisa” was painted between 1503 and 1506, and is now hanging in the Louvre museum in Paris, France.