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The real Mona Lisa found?

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It's the face that inspired thousands of imitations – now archeologists believe they have found the body of the "real" Mona Lisa.

A skeleton has been uncovered beneath a convent in Florence, Italy. Archeologists say the bones belong to Lisa Gheradini -- the model for Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece.

Gherandini became a nun after her husband's death. In 1542, she was buried in the grounds of the convent of Saint Ursula.

Archeologists had to dig through thick concrete before unearthing the remains.

A DNA test should verify her identity.

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