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A famous painting of Julius Caesar has been stolen from a museum. The thief, being a cryptic lover, has left these clues behind.

“I have left the painting somewhere within the city.”

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The letter found alongside was which is supposed to give the location of the painting.

ZQMDFTQEAGFTNDUPSQ

Can you find out the painting?

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To read the... weird thing which seems to part of the letter (?)

Flip it horizontally:
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This alludes to this kind of decoder

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Move the inner circle so A lines up with M, and we get

NEARTHESOUTHBRIDGE

So we look there

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Another interesting thing to note: "A famous painting of Julius Caesar". This is a hint to Caesar Cipher, which this is. – Justin Mar 11 at 19:21

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