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 →
The 2,300-year-old cache includes silver coins of Alexander the Great, who conquered the region in the late fourth century B.C.
A 4000-year-old, bejeweled mummy is discovered below a temple in Luxor. Continue reading →
A 6 pound gold nugget found in California carries a $350,000 to $450,000 price tag.
Among the buried objects, one of the finest was a dagger with an intricately decorated wooden handle.
The tiny handiwork involved in making treasures found near Stonehenge likely involved the small fingers -- and strained eyes -- of children. Continue reading →
See finely carved female figures found in a mysterious tomb in Macedonia.
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