Michelangelo Code: Did Michelangelo Hide Secret Codes in the Sistine Chapel?

According to a new book by Rabbi Benjamin Blech, a professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University in New York, and Vatican tour guide Roy Doliner, Michelangelo hid a secret code in the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel:

The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, which the renaissance artist worked on for four years in the early 16th century, is actually a "bridge" between the Roman Catholic Church and the Jewish faith, according to The Sistine Secrets: Unlocking the Codes in Michelangelo's Defiant Masterpiece.

For example, the book states, the figures of David and Goliath form the shape of the letter gimel, which symbolises g'vurah, or strength, in the mystical Kabbalah tradition.

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I was just watching Life After People on the History Channel. They cut to a scene of Sistine Chapel showing how it might crumble. For a split second I notice what appears to be a shape of a huge skull. I decided to do a search to see if anyone else has notice the same thing. So far Username:-Diogenes comment posted number 2 is the only person I found who noticed the same thing. I find odd also. I expected to find a fire storm of controversy about it but nope.
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Im sure that all of the old artists/sculptures (Da Vinci, Michelangelo) had nothing better to do than make wonderful and fun puzzles. everthing is a secret code or puzzle or clue to another puzzle. you could take a kids book and say that it has hidden messages if you want to. Makes historians look like they have figured something important out.
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