The trove of more than 4,000 bronze and silver coins dating back to Ancient Rome and weighing 33 pounds was discovered by a Swiss farmer.
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.
Two anonymous fortune hunters claim to have pinpointed the Nazi-era loot, but a Polish official says there's no proof it exists.
A state park allows anyone to search for diamonds, and sometimes diggers make a pricey find. Continue reading →
Historians and residents fear the ruins of Palmyra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are at risk as ISIS appears to take control of the Syrian city.
Archaeologists have identified a Caribbean ship that sank in 1681, at the mouth of Panama's Chagres River.
Underwater archaeologists have solved the mystery of a sword-filled shipwreck found more than three years ago buried in the sand off the coast of Panama. Continue reading →
Marine archaeologist Barry Clifford says he has discovered silver treasure from the infamous 17th-century Scottish pirate William Kidd.
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