Remains of Famous Renaissance Artist Raphael Finally Identified

August 8, 2020 - General
A facial reconstruction of the Renaissance painter Raphael. Source: Tor Vergata University

The Italian Renaissance artist Raffaello Sanzio, more famously known as Raphael, died in 1520 AD. In 1833, an anonymous skeleton was exhumed from its grave in Rome’s Pantheon that was suspected of having belonged to the great artist.

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