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Mona Lisa's eyes reveal code


Posted on Monday, 13 December, 2010 | Comment icon 49 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


Image credit: Leonardo da Vinci

 
Art detectives have discovered tiny letters and numbers placed in the eyes of the Mona Lisa.

Like something out of Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code the tiny letters have been identified for the first time under magnification, in the right eye the letters spell out Da Vinci's own initials LV suggesting that he placed them there deliberately.

"Intrigue is usually focused on her enigmatic smile."

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Comment icon #40 Posted by psychoticmike on 18 December, 2010, 22:49
hmm.thats interesting does anybody have any more information on this?
Comment icon #41 Posted by danielost on 18 December, 2010, 23:53
signed the doctor.
Comment icon #42 Posted by electro13 on 19 December, 2010, 10:06
Jesus was just an ordinary peson who said a number of good things. Cool. Then history and politics distorted the truth. So to me, even if Da Vinci did bother to squiggle his initials in the eye of one of his paintings...so? And so what if the ancestors of J.C are still floating around, they'd just be ordinary people too.
Comment icon #43 Posted by crystal sage on 19 December, 2010, 11:51
I wonder what could have been hidden in his many other works..
Comment icon #44 Posted by Spectre1979 on 22 December, 2010, 10:57
So how is this new info when apparently there already is a book stating this? Which is why they looked in her eyes!
Comment icon #45 Posted by rick r on 26 December, 2010, 0:06
I heard the Mona Lisa was supposedly a man?
Comment icon #46 Posted by ssedya on 12 January, 2011, 18:43
that information has been de for more than six years now
Comment icon #47 Posted by Mentalcase on 12 January, 2011, 18:59
Supposedly a self portrait of DA Vinci himself.
Comment icon #48 Posted by GGG guy on 13 January, 2011, 5:18
The Mona has the Ponte Buriano (bridge), too. He lived next to Buriano in Tuscany, and his oldest known sketch is an Arno River Tuscany scene. Buriano hails from the Netherlands as "Lombards" and dates to about 800 AD in Tuscany. Lombards are associated with the Rhine River, and Burgundy, Thus Da Vince could himself be Anglo-Saxon, not Itallian, but I'm not certain. Not oly would he be a Twmplar, but also the Order of the Golden Fleece in this region too. I don't know thos answer either. I worked on the Shroud of Turin images (microdensitometer) with Sam Pellicori, a team me... [More]
Comment icon #49 Posted by itsjustlife on 13 January, 2011, 22:03
The Mona Lisa isn't exactly Leonardo as a woman. People have thought that because his self portrait matches with the face of the . I found that it also combines with the face of Salai (in two different paintings) his companion. They said they found the initials S & G in her eye, which are Salai Giacomo's initials. Mona Lisa is also an anagram for "Mon Salai" or "Salino" and Salai's face combines with both Da Vinci's self portrait and the Mona Lisa. Coincidence? Why? Check out my site and blog for my theory. One of Leo's sketches showi... [More]


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