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Giotto frescoes 'rediscovered' in Florence chapel


Frescoes painted some 700 years ago by the Italian artist Giotto have been rediscovered in a chapel in Florence.

The detail in the paintings in the Santa Croce chapel, lost under earlier restorations, was found to stand out under ultraviolet light.

Duncan Kennedy reports from Rome.


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