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Silver Treasure Found On German Baltic Island!

In the Baltic Sea, on the German island of Ruegen, 1,000 year old treasure linked to the time of the Danish king Harald Gormsson have been found. According to the source, the treasure discovered included rings, silver coins, pearls and bracelets. This is seen as the biggest amount of coins found in the southern Baltic … Continue reading »

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Twin Brothers Find Medal While Detecting!

Twin brothers Mike and Mark Mangham have always done so many neat things together. Mike has always wanted to try detecting and got his brother Mark into it. Mike’s first find was a pocketwatch. Both of them having been hunting for 5-6 years and are hooked! The more they find, the more they want to … 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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Detectorist Finds These Under Historic Home!

Treasure hunter Lary Salo got the opportunity to search at the historic Hannah Jumper house to uncover any artifacts that had been there for centuries. He had permission of the property owner to hunt there. After hunting for awhile, he found brass buttons of different sizes, a door handle, two clay pipe stems, a shoe … 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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Is This THE Biggest Dinosaur On Record?

You just never know what will be discovered from underground. Speaking of unusual, watch this video about a recent dinosaur discovered in Argentina that seems to be THE biggest yet! According to USA Today, the fossil was named “Patagotian Mayorum” and weighs in at 65 tons! Watch the video here. Find a piece of history … Continue reading »

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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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3,000 Year Old Mask Found!

In an ancient cemetery in northern Argentina, an unusual mask was just found. Live Science reported that this particular mask is made of a piece of rectangular-shaped copper measuring about seven inches long and six inches wide. There are also holes where the nose, eyes and mouth should be. According to Live Science, the mask … Continue reading »

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This Metal Detecting Club In Alaska Loves To Unearth History!

The Mat-Su Dirtfishers Association in Alaska loves to see what pieces of history lay under their feet. Their club has over 170 members, as Frontiersman News points out. Doug Cruthers, President of the Mat-Su Dirtfishers Association, explains in the article, both the ins and outs of metal detecting. According to Cruthers, the club is made up … 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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