Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

Mysterious 500-Year-Old Carving Finally Gave Up Its Secrets After An X-Ray.

The full exhibition will be available to the public at the AGO from January 22nd to February 21, 2017 at the Met Cloisters. Or you can also check out the exhibition at its last stop at the Rijksmuseum on June 15, 2017.

The full exhibition will be available to the public at the AGO from January 22nd to February 21, 2017 at the Met Cloisters. Or you can also check out the exhibition at its last stop at the Rijksmuseum on June 15, 2017.

Ian Lefebvre

You can also see some more detailed photos of the collection on AGO's website.

You can also see some more detailed photos of the collection on AGO's website.

Ian Lefebvre

AGO curator Sasha Suda and conservator Lisa Ellis were determined to figure out how this boxwood bead was made.

AGO curator Sasha Suda and conservator Lisa Ellis were determined to figure out how this boxwood bead was made.

Art Gallery of Ontario

In 2012, the carving was taken to Royal Ontario Museum's x-radiography lab to find answers.

In 2012, the carving was taken to Royal Ontario Museum's x-radiography lab to find answers.

Art Gallery of Ontario

Sasha Suda, Lisa Ellis, and Heidi Sobol of Royal Ontario Museum are seen here viewing the x-ray of the masterpiece.

Sasha Suda, Lisa Ellis, and Heidi Sobol of Royal Ontario Museum are seen here viewing the x-ray of the masterpiece.

Art Gallery of Ontario

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