Tourists Returning Artifacts Pilfered From Pompeii, Believing Them Cursed

That bastion of sober, utterly-factual coverage, England’s Daily Mail reports that tourists who’ve pocketed archaeological materials from the site of the ancient city of Pompeii  — everything from fragments of pottery to entire statues — have been returning them to local authorities explaining that they felt their lives were cursed after the thefts. There is such a quantity of returned artifacts that site administrators are considering building a museum devoted exclusively to such pieces!

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Thanks to Sister Amy for the tip!

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