The ring, found in England by an amateur using a metal detector, dates back around 1,700 years -- a time when the Roman Empire was in power.
Claims that a mysterious lost Nazi train has been found have created a bit of a treasure-hunting circus in Poland, prompting concerns about safety and questions about who's entitled to what from the train, assuming it exists.
The striking bronze, enamel and glass brooch dates back to the Iron Age.
Coins and jewelry from the time of Alexander the Great have been found by hikers in a stalactite filled cave in northern Israel. Continue reading →
A 4000-year-old, bejeweled mummy is discovered below a temple in Luxor. Continue reading →
A trove of gold coins, bracelets, buckles and broaches are among the precious treasures retrieved from a 157-year-old shipwreck off the coast of South Carolina.
The bracelets and necklaces, representing one of the finest collection of Roman jewelry, were buried in Colcester, U.K., by a terrified Roman woman. Continue reading →
An inscription on a 1,000-year-old amulet confirms that small Viking charms do represent Thor's hammer. Continue reading →
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