55 square feet. That’s 5′ by 11′. I mean, sure, it’s on the Piazza di Sant’ Ignazio, but $69,000?
I’d trust the story a little more, if it didn’t come from the Telegraph, where another featured story today is headlined: “Aliens have deactivated British and US nuclear missiles, say US military pilots.”
Maybe the tiny visitors wanted to be sure their Roman apartments weren’t destroyed.