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Ancient Nile Treasures Discovered in 5,000-Year-Old Secret Tomb Reveal Biblical City’s Ties to Egypt

A cache of Egyptian artifacts discovered in the ancient city of Jericho suggests that it was even more influential than archaeologists previously …

Georgian Bay shipwreck from 1881 found mostly intact with possible human remains on board

OWEN SOUND — A steamship that went down in Georgian Bay during a storm 136 years ago has been found on the bottom, with what could be human remains …

Wreck

A shipwreck has been found from the time of Alexander the Great

Archaeologists have used drones and an old cold war spy boat to identify three shipwrecks on the Mediterranean seabed. One contains artefacts dating …

Cluster of Roman shipwrecks suddenly noticed off Greek island of Naxos

A cluster of ancient shipwrecks dating to the Roman Empire era 2,000 years ago or more has been discovered off the Mediterranean island of Naxos, …

Mass Grave Discovered From Gruesome 400-Year-Old Shipwreck on 'Murder Island'

It was the end of a tragic voyage.<p>One of Australia's most bloody maritime mutinies is still turning up gruesome secrets after almost 400 …

Western Australia

Hereward shipwreck cannon brings amazing history back home to Maroubra

A BRASS alloy cannon, probably used to deter pirates and recovered from an 1898 shipwreck off Maroubra beach, has been conserved and installed at a …

Wreck

Treasures trove finds in both Flintshire and Wrexham

A HOARD of Roman coins unearthed in a field is to be acquired by a national museum.<p>Amateur treasure hunter James Rae made the find of 82 silver …

West Wales

The Curse of Oak Island recap: 10 big moments from Season 5 Episode 4

Bad news, folks. Still NO TREASURE! However, The Curse of Oak Island Season 5 Episode 4 did have two big redeeming features.<p>Firstly, it showed that …

Swede makes thousands after discovering buried Viking treasure

The farmer made the discovery on the island in 2012, after dirt was moved from his land as part of roadworks in Eskelhem. By chance, the landowner …

Rare Iron Age ring uncovered

Retired Emergency Department nurse Anne Stewart found the copper ring earlier this year and experts from the Société Jersiaise’s Archaeology Section …

The tense truce between detectorists and archaeologists

There’s been reason for cheer in metal detecting circles, with the news this month that 2016 saw a record number of finds reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme. This announcement has spawned numerous congratulatory reports – including in the Guardian – detailing the wonderful things found, …

Archaeology

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Teenager's discovery of Roman treasure trove delights experts

A stunning hoard of ancient silver, believed to have been used as bribes by Romans, was found with a metal detector by a teenager in Scotland.<p>The silver fragments were found in Dairsie, in the Scottish region of Fife, by David Hall in 2014. Hall was just 14 years old at the time of the find. In …

'Lost ' medieval gold brooch was 'gift from beheaded baron'

<b>A medieval gold brooch believed to have been lost by a baroness more than 500 years ago has been found near the moat of a Leicestershire castle.</b><p>The 15th Century heart-shaped brooch probably belonged to Baroness Hastings, who lived in Kirby Muxloe Castle.<p>The jewel, found by a metal detectorist in a …

'Costume jewelry' bought in London turns out to be real, and really valuable

It was an almost gaudily large piece of costume jewelry picked up for about $15 in the 1980s, and its owner apparently liked it—she "would wear it out shopping, wear it day-to-day." She almost certainly likes it much, much more now.<p>The ring, bought at a car-boot sale (akin to a flea market) in west …

Pamphlet documenting 1715 Treasure Fleet disaster found, to be donated

George Scott, 84, has been looking for an original account of the sinking of the 1715 Spanish treasure fleet and recently found one with the help of …

‘I thought it was a bomb’ says treasure hunter who found 1,400-year-old jewellery

Treasure hunter Bruce Hearn thought he had found a bomb when his metal detector pinpointed an unusual object in the middle of a field.<p>And as he dug …

Bill Wyman: Ex-Rolling Stones bassist puts 'treasure' on display

<b>A Roman lock and a 17th Century seal discovered by former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman have gone on display.</b><p>Metal detecting enthusiast Wyman, who quit the band in 1993, found several of the items within the grounds of his Suffolk manor house.<p>He has loaned them to the Moyse's Hall Museum in …

Rio History: Treasure Hunting on South Padre Island

<b>By STEVE HATHCOCK</b> <i><br>Special to the PRESS</i><p>Several readers have written (emailed) to ask me questions about metal detecting on South Padre Island.<br>Sharon …

The hunt for treasure is still on in South Carolina

+9<p>A mosaic of gangsters, pirates, military battles, historic plantations and shipwrecks make South Carolina a fertile ground for relic hunters.<p>Finds …

Early church discovered on UK Holy Island, may be linked to medieval saints

Archaeologists have discovered an early medieval church on the remote Holy Island of Lindisfarne that could be linked to key figures in the history of British Christianity.<p>“We’re just really excited because, potentially, it’s evidence of the earliest church on the island and it’s linked to …

Sword found in bog may tell of medieval knight's demise

The medieval sword, at just over three pounds, wouldn't have weighed down its owner. But the bog where it was found might have. That's what researchers are saying after a remarkably well-preserved sword from the 14th century was found in a bog in Poland.<p>A worker was using an excavator to drain the …

Trove of suspected Nazi artifacts found in Argentina

In a dramatic discovery, police in Argentina believe they have found the largest collection of Nazi artifacts in the country's history.<p>The trove, which was found in a hidden room in a house near Buenos Aires, includes a bust relief of Adolf Hitler, magnifying glasses inside elegant boxes with …

900 year-old jewelry found in Crusader castle

Lost an earring in the kitchen? Don’t get upset. Wait 900 years or so and somebody’s sure to find it.<p>That's what’s happening in Israel, where 2,500 schoolkids have been participating, one class at a time, in the excavation of a Crusader fortress on Tittora Hill, 20 miles northwest of Jerusalem in …

Archaeologists Pull Up Attic Floor And Discover 384-Year-Old Grocery List

Laura is a writer, illustrator, and artist living in New York City.<p>When we think of history, we tend to think of the big events: Wars, revolutions, …

Medieval Treasure Found in English Field

<b>Sunday May 28 a metal detector hobbyist popped out with a fellow metal detecting buddy for a couple of hours detecting. Once they get on the field on</b> …

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Crimea shipwreck could be fabled British battleship carrying military gold

Archaeologists' work off the coast of the Crimean city of Yevpatoria has found that a <i>“graveyard”</i> of ships remains at the bottom of the Black Sea, …

Wisconsin is Trying to Turn Lake Michigan Shipwrecks Into an 'Underwater National Park'

The waters off Wisconsin’s east coast hold treasures known and yet-undiscovered, with hundreds of sunken ships resting for decades – some for well …

Lake Michigan

A treasure hunter found 3 tons of sunken gold — and can’t leave jail until he says where it is

By Avi Selk<p>Avi Selk<p>Reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Tommy G. Thompson was once one of the greatest treasure hunters of his time: A dark-bearded diver who hauled a trove of gold from the Atlantic Ocean in 1988 — dubbed the richest find in U.S. history.<p>Years later, accused of cheating his investors out of the …

Central America

Secrets Of The Sea: A Tang Shipwreck & Early Trade In Asia

<b>Stacks of Changsha bowls deep within the wreck mound. —Michael Flecker photo</b><p>By Kristin Nord<p>NEW YORK CITY – In “Secrets of The Sea: A Tang Shipwreck …