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Archaeology

This Treasure Hunter Found Amazing Things From A Spanish Galleon!

Treasure hunter J. Herbert “Herbo” Humphreys Jr lead a very adventurous life. Even though he had passed this world, we wanted to share some amazing things that he did. He used a ship known as The Beacon to find shipwrecks. One of the most successful techniques he used to find them was known as blowing holes. … Continue reading »

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New Roman Shipwrecks Found Off This Greek Island

Last December, off the coast of the Greek island of Naxos, a shipwreck was found at a depth of 100 meters. Naxos was once known for their high quality marble exports. Now, it’s a popular place for vacations. As pointed out by Newsweek, the archaeologists were shocked because it’s rare to find a shipwreck at … Continue reading »

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Ancient Cultures Vol. 1: The Beauty of Minoan Art

One of the things the ancient Minoan culture is famous for is their vibrant frescoes and pottery designs. As a quick history lesson, the Minoans lived on modern day Crete during the Bronze Age. This was about 2,000-1,500 BCE. Their love of their way of life was reflected in their art. They especially had a … Continue reading »

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You Have To See This New Treasure Show!

Yesterday was the season premier of Caribbean Pirate Treasure. This show focuses on two treasure hunters, Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau, who are searching for pirate Calico Jack’s missing treasure! It’s estimated that his treasure is worth $250 million! See more on the show here. This definitely looks like something great to watch!

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1.2 Million Year Old Fossil Found By Boy Playing Outside!

As mentioned by Good Morning America, a boy named Jude Sparks (10 years old), was with his family near their home in New Mexico. He tripped over what he thought was a cow skull. The boy’s father, Kyle Sparks said, “I imagined through my own mind of being 9 years old and finding something like … Continue reading »

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More Roman Treasures Discovered!

In Southwestern Spain, silver and gold Roman coins were found at a copper mining site! The news was first reported by The Local. Director of Archaeology at Atalaya Mining, Luis Iglesias believes the coins were owned by a wealthy Roman citizen and stored in a leather. Additional details from Archaeology point that this find is important … Continue reading »

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Metal Detecting Becomes More Popular In Wales!

Every year, there has been an increase in the amount of treasure found in Wales, as reported by BBC News and National Museum Wales experts. Most of the items being found are medieval and Bronze Age artifacts. There are specific areas that are considered “hotspots” for these types of items: Wrexham, Southern Pembrokeshire and South East … Continue reading »

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Archaeologists Find Remains Of 700 Year Old Medieval Priest!

At a dig in Thornton Abbey, England, a team of archaeologists uncovered the remains of a very old priest. This one in particular happened to be 700 years old! Thornton Abbey is a medieval abbey located near the village of Ulceby. According to new info from Lincolnshire Live, the name that appeared on the coffin … Continue reading »

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Scotland Is A Hot Treasure Hunting Location!

Scotland’s “The National” has announced that more people are anxious to search for treasure there! More people are eager to search estates, fields and woodlands for more valuables. This is largely due to the rise of high profile finds at that location. For example, as pointed out in the article, there was a Viking cache … Continue reading »

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More Archaeologists Joining Forces With Detectorists

For archaeologists, it’s been an ongoing debate- to what extent do they embrace hobbyists and or amateurs? Through the years, many archaeologists have considered detectorists looters who shouldn’t be near labs or dig sites. Now, according to NY Times, two archaeologists are hoping to change the perspective. Dr. McBride, Archaeologist & Director of Research for … Continue reading »

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