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Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi said one plan aims to remove some parts of the Vasari fresco which were restored in the 19th and 20th centuries, to look behind them. “We are sure that the “Battle of Angiari’ is behind” Vasari’s work, he said.

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Frances D’Emilio contributed from Rome

(This version CORRECTS Corrects that Seracini is from the University of California, San Diego. This story is part of AP’s general news and entertainment services.)