Friday, 19. November 2010

Berlusconi statue gets a new penis

A Roman statue of Mars displayed in Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's office has been restored -- with a new penis added on, under specific orders from the Italian leader who has been mired in a series of sex scandals.

The 2nd-century marble statue of the Roman god of war and Venus, goddess of love and beauty, was fixed for 70,000 euros, without respecting traditional restoration techniques, La Repubblica daily said.

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