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.
The newly found wreck had carried 10,000 gold coins and massive gold jewelry — a treasure estimated to be worth more than $150 million today.
The Hanneke Wrome was one of two ships that left Luebeck, Germany, for Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 11, 1468 loaded with gold coins and jewelry. Continue reading →
After a two-year long manhunt, federal marshals finally caught up with the most successful treasure hunter in U.S. history, Tommy Thompson.
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 →
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