Missouri man breaks finger off of 600-year-old statue

FLORENCE, ITALY (KPLR) – Italian authorities are investigating an un-named Missouri tourist, who broke off a finger of a 60-year-old Italian sculpture at the Florence Museo Dell’Opera del Duomo.

The unidentified Missouri man apologized for breaking off the pinky finger of the statue, saying he was only trying to measure the finger, by comparing it to his own,

Museum official are calculating the cost to repair the statue.

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