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What happened to the Venus de Milo’s arms?

One of the most famous examples of ancient Greek sculpture, the Venus de Milo is immediately recognizable by its missing arms. Popularly believed to ...
Who posed for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?

Who posed for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa?

Over the years, scholars have debated the true inspiration behind the most famous half-smile in history—and possibly even the world’s most recognizable ...