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Woman returns Pompeii relic fifty years later

Pompeii's via di Mercurio with Mount Vesuvius.
Pompeii’s via di Mercurio with Mount Vesuvius. Image by Carlo Mirante / CC BY 2.0

An Italian-Canadian woman in her 70s has returned a terracotta roof stop that she stole from the Pompeii archaeological site on her honeymoon there in 1964. The woman said that she regretted what she had done and wanted to clear her conscience. Read more: ansa.it