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History

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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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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This Sword Is 2,300 Years Old And Still Shiny!

Based on new information from Dailymail in the UK, Chinese archaeologists discovered one, impressive old weapon- an 2,300 year old sword. The sword was found in an ancient coffin in a Chinese province known as “Henan Province.”  What made this sword find so great is that the sword itself was still sharp and shiny! It was … Continue reading »

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A 2,000 Year Old What Was Unearthed?

Near a Roman port on the Red Sea, something out of the ordinary was just found – a pet cemetery that dates to over 2,000 years ago! It’s a known fact that ancient civilizations highly valued certain animals are pets, including ones we are familiar with today. Certain animal species held symbolic significance in their … Continue reading »

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Rare Viking Coin Finds Displayed In Ulster!

Valuables found in the UK are considered some of the most unique in the world. There is so much history in the UK, that treasure hunters from all over the world are attracted to the area. We do recommend you do your research and read what the metal detecting laws are, no matter where you … Continue reading »

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Brain Food Vol. 3: Dating Your Button Detecting Find!

Hungry for more knowledge? We feel ya! For this volume of Brain Food, we are on the topic of dating button finds. We got inspired from a Pinterest post, so we knew we had to share! For those of you that have buttons and thought, “How do I know what year this is from? I … Continue reading »

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A Special Coin Treat!

We know how neat it is to have all kinds of coins. You never know what kind of story it will tell. We like to include a piece of history for our customers whenever we can. So, we have this new treat for you.  We’ve added FREE presidential coin kits with 5 coins in hard plastic … Continue reading »

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