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 Post subject: galileo's middle finger on display in Florence
 Post Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2015 8:36 pm 
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http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/gali ... dle-finger

I found this odd but interesting. Galileo was buried with his family because the church would not allow it. They had a change of heart, dug him up and reburied him. Only his fingers and a tooth were stolen. Long story short the middle finger was recovered and is in a egg shaped shrine.

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