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Michelangelo’s David At Risk of Earthquake Damage

Best of the Web, Travel & Culture January 16, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Michelangelo’s David (1501-1504), a central piece of the Renaissance, is under threat of tremors after 250 small earthquakes hit Florence in December. Italy’s Minister of Culture, Dario Franceschini, announced that the country will spend €200,000 ($230,906) on what is described as an “anti-seismic plinth” to make the statue’s platform more stable. ARead More