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The statues beneath the Vasari fresco are draped for protection as work begins in Florence’s Palazzo Vecchio. The search for Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Battle of Anghiari” project 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. ©Shannon Jensen/National Geographic