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Close-up of Giorgio Vasari’s painting in Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. “Cerca Trova”–seek and you shall find–is too small to be seen from the floor of the Hall of 500. Researchers believe this may be a clue to finding Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, “The Battle of Anghiari.” The search for this painting is led by the National Geographic Society and University of California San Diego’s Center of Interdisciplinary Science for Art, Architecture and Archaeology (CISA3), in cooperation with the City of Florence. © David Yoder/National Geographic