Read more about the article Builders Unearth Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Coins Digging Out Sewer
Image shows the farmstead Brauhausgasse in Wettin, Germany, undated photo. Archaeologists found silver coins from the Thirty Years' War worth 10 year's wages.(Altstadtverein Wettin eV, Frank Dobberstein/Newsflash)

Builders Unearth Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Coins Digging Out Sewer

Astonished builders have unearthed a massive haul of silver coins dating back up to 500 years as they dug up a new sewer at a historic farmhouse. The hoard of…

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Read more about the article How Drunken Sailors Knew What To Do With Solid Gold Ship Flasks
Image shows a ship's cup, from 1626-1630. The exhibition will take place in Munich, Bavaria State, Germany, until Sep. 1, 2024. (Bavarian National Museum, Munich, Bastian Krack/Newsflash)

How Drunken Sailors Knew What To Do With Solid Gold Ship Flasks

Solid gold Renaissance ship-shaped drinking flasks complete with rigging and sailors have gone on show at a special exhibition in Germany. The ornately decorated vessels were created by craftsmen in…

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Read more about the article School Trip Hiker Finds 1,600-Year-Old Roman Lamp
Photo shows Yonatan Frankel, 16, from Hod Hasharon, Israel, and the lamp that he found, undated. He made the find in early March, while his school group was breaking for lunch near an old Roman fort along the Scorpions Ascent, a hiking trail in the desert Arava region south of the Dead Sea. (Yoli Schwartz, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

School Trip Hiker Finds 1,600-Year-Old Roman Lamp

A 16-year-old high-school pupil has amazed experts after unearthing a 1,600-year-old Roman oil lamp during a class hike. Yonatan Frankel, from Tamar High School, in Hod Hasharon, Israel, was on…

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Read more about the article Israeli Soldier On Two-Day Hike Finds Priceless 2,800-Year-Old Scarab Carved Into Precious Stone
Photo shows a 2,800-year-old scarab seal found in Lower Galilee, Israel, undated. The seal has a beetle shape. (Anastasia Shapiro, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Israeli Soldier On Two-Day Hike Finds Priceless 2,800-Year-Old Scarab Carved Into Precious Stone

An Israeli soldier who went for a hike in the rain while taking a two-day break from the army discovered an almost 3,000-year-old scarab beetle carved into a precious stone…

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Read more about the article Ancient Roman Treasure Left Gathering Dust On A Shelf
Photo shows the assemblage of fine gold jewelry, undated. Pieces of gold jewelry from the Roman period were discovered in a burial cave in Jerusalem, Israel. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquities Authority/Newsflash)

Ancient Roman Treasure Left Gathering Dust On A Shelf

Antiquities experts have put on show a stunning display of ancient Roman gold jewellery buried with a young girl to save her from evil spirits in the afterlife. The haul…

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Read more about the article Historian Finds Unique 1,000-Year-Old Mediaeval Gold Treasure Using Metal Detector
Image shows four gold earrings, two gold strips and thirty-nine silver pennies, undated photo. Dutch historian Lorenzo Ruijter, 27, found a unique 1,000-year-old medieval golden treasure in Hoogwoud, North Holland province, the Netherlands. (Archeology West-Friesland, Fleur Schinning/Newsflash)

Historian Finds Unique 1,000-Year-Old Mediaeval Gold Treasure Using Metal Detector

A 27-year-old historian has found a unique 1,000-year-old mediaeval gold treasure using a metal detector. One of the pieces is said to feature a depiction of Jesus Christ and the…

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Read more about the article Ancient Gold Necklace Fragment Unearthed From Mansion Ruins
Photo shows a gold bead, undated. An exquisite gold bead crafted in Mesopotamian style, which has been found during the excavation of a Roman structure by the stepped Pilgrimage Road in the so-called City of David in Israel. (Koby Harati, City of David/Newsflash)

Ancient Gold Necklace Fragment Unearthed From Mansion Ruins

An ancient solid gold necklace fragment found in Israel could have belonged to a wealthy family at the time of the Roman occupation. Experts in Jerusalem say the treasure probably…

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Read more about the article Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed
Image shows the late Celtic jewellery and coins, undated photo. They were discovered in the town of Neumarkt am Wallersee, in Salzburg, Austria. (Salzburg Museum/Newsflash)

Priceless Hoard Of Ancient Gold And Silver Treasure Unearthed

A priceless hoard of ancient Celtic gold, silver jewellery and coins has gone on show in Austria. The sensational find could have been buried by its high-status owner either because…

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Read more about the article Treasure Map Reveals Site Of Buried Nazi WW2 Loot
Picture shows a treasure map to a possible Nazi treasure in Ommeren, Netherlands. The treasure map comes from the archives of the Netherlands Management Institute. (Nationaal Archief/Newsflash)

Treasure Map Reveals Site Of Buried Nazi WW2 Loot

A Nazi World War II treasure map showing the site of buried chests of gold and jewels has been made public by officials in the Netherlands. The seven chests are…

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Read more about the article Looters Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Ancient Well For Treasure
Photo shows the moment when three looters were caught while they were excavating and destroying historical layers in an Ottoman well next to the cemetery of the Bedouin city of Rahat in Negev, Israel, undated photo. The robbers are suspected of searching for a hidden treasure, which, according to a Bedouin myth, was buried in the well, inside a cave. (Emil Aladjem, Israel Antiquity Authority Robbery Prevention Unit/Newsflash)

Looters Caught Red-Handed Digging Up Ancient Well For Treasure

Officials in Israel busted three looters digging for treasure in an ancient Ottoman well. Inspectors from Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) Antiquities Theft Prevention Unit caught the robbers red-handed as they…

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