Pain in the ash: thief just wants rid of ‘cursed’ Pompeii relics

The pilferer, who has had breast cancer twice, says the pieces harbour ‘lots of negative energy’

12 October 2020 - 20:06 By Giada Zampano

A package containing artefacts stolen from the ancient site of Pompeii was delivered to a nearby travel agent with a letter saying they were “cursed”.

The letter, written in English by a Canadian woman, said the relics were stolen in 2005, during a visit to the archaeological site in southern Italy...

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