American tourist engraved "Tait" into Colosseum column.
A 26-year-old visitor from the US has become the latest tourist to be caught vandalising the Colosseum.
The man used a key to carve his name - "Tait" - into an external column of the ancient amphitheatre on 4 September.
However the incident was noted by security staff who immediately called the carabinieri.
The tourist was fined €400 and faces charges for aggravated damage of a building of historical and cultural interest.
It is the latest in a string of incidents involving tourists carving their names into the Colosseum's walls.
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Tourist carves name into Colosseum
Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
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