Archive for December 23rd, 2007

Can you believe the treasures people stripped off walls in 18th c. Italy?

Sunday, December 23rd, 2007

They considered them history buffs back then, even though they expressed their buffdom by stealing entire walls from ancient sites like Pompeii. The looters have come home to roost in an amazing exhibit of rescued art on display at the Roman National Museum.

More beauty in this picture gallery, courtesy of the BBC.

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