Skeletons, Coins Found In Dig Of Ancient Pompeii Shop
Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii. 
King Tutankhamun Owned An Ancient 'Cosmic Dagger' That Came From Outer Space
The Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was buried alongside a dagger made from the metal of a meteorite, archaeologists have revealed.
7 Historical Hoaxes
Throughout history, sometimes discoveries that at first seemed significant later turned out to be hoaxes. From Drake’s Plate of Brass, a practical joke that got out of hand and wound up in school text...
The NYC Sanitation Worker Who Has A Beautiful Collection Of Trash Worth $160,000 After 30 Years On The Job
For 30 years, sanitation worker Nelson Molina kept New York clean -- and in the process found beauty in other people's garbage, rescuing enough condemned items to fill a warehouse.
Treasures Found Within Very Valuable Viking Hoard Finally Revealed
Around the time the Irish were stamping out the Viking presence in their country, local lore says the Scots and Vikings also fought a battle near Galloway, Scotland.
Metal prospectors discover astonishing treasure hoards from Anglo-Saxon England
Artifacts found buried beneath village farms are rewriting British history.
Spanish Leak Reveals Hidden Chamber In Tutankhamun Tomb Is Full Of Treasures
The Tourism Minister of Egypt Hisham Zaazou may have slipped up during a recent visit to Spain when he revealed startling information about the investigations into a hidden chamber in Tutankhamun
Diver finds $1 million in sunken Spanish treasure
Listen as this diver realizes he's found the jackpot off the Florida coast. The sunken treasure includes 51 gold coins, 40 feet of ornate gold chain, and a r...
Viking Treasure Trove Unearthed From English Field
A hoard of 1,100-year-old silver coins and Viking jewelry discovered by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector could rewrite English history.James Mather was giving up hope of getting a birt...
2000 Year Old Ancient Tombs Discovered In Eastern China
Chinese archaeologists announced Wednesday the discovery of the most complete Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- 25 A.D.) cemetery. The Haihunhou cemetery is located a kilometer from the nearest village i...
Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
Ten Spectacular Golden Treasures of the Ancient World
Throughout the centuries, people have long been captivated by the prospect of finding a long lost treasure. While many have dedicated their entire lives to the search for gold before ‘striking it luck...
Syria's lost treasure: How the civil war is ruining the country's ancient architecture
The site where Cain is held to have murdered Abel is in a cave below a white dome on the slopes of Mount Qassioun, overlooking Damascus. It seems strikingly appropriate that the most notorious Biblica...
Excitement mounts over Nazi treasure train as Polish officials buy in
For decades the whispers persisted among the factory workers and lumberjacks of southwest Poland that a Nazi train laden with plundered gold, jewels and artworks had been hidden beneath the Owl Mounta...
Contract Battle Brewing Over $14M Blackbeard 'Treasure' - ABC News
Nearly 300 years after the pirate Blackbeard's flagship sank off the North Carolina coast, a shipwreck-hunting company and the state are battling over treasure linked to the vessel — but they're fight...
Crown jewels
Crown jewels is the traditional English term for the elements in metalwork or jewellery of the royal regalia of a particular former or current monarchy state. They are often only used for the coronat...
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Gold coins
A gold coin is a coin made mostly or entirely of gold. In modern times, most gold coins are intended either to be sold to collectors, or to be used as bullion coins—coins whose nominal value is ...
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Crown (headgear)
A crown is the traditional symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a deity, for whom the crown traditionally represents power, legitimacy, victory, triumph, honor, and glory, as well as immo...
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Treasures
Treasure (from Greek θησαυρός - thēsauros, meaning "treasure store", romanized as thesaurus) is a concentration of riches, often one which is considered lost or forgotten until being rediscovered. Som...
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Crux gemmata
A crux gemmata (Latin, "jewelled cross") is a form of cross typical of Early Christian and Early Medieval art, where the cross, or at least its front side, is principally decorated with jewels. In an ...
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Dunajská Lužná
Dunajská Lužná is a municipality (village) in the Bratislava Region of western Slovakia in Senec District.Dunajská Lužná lies approximately 15 km from the capital city of Bratislava towards Dunaj...
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Skeletons, Coins Found In Dig Of Ancient Pompeii Shop
Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii. 
Koban (coin)
The koban (小判) was a Japanese oval gold coin in Edo period feudal Japan, equal to one ryō, another early Japanese monetary unit. It was a central part of Tokugawa coinage.The Keichō era koban, a g...
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7 Historical Hoaxes
Throughout history, sometimes discoveries that at first seemed significant later turned out to be hoaxes. From Drake’s Plate of Brass, a practical joke that got out of hand and wound up in school text...
State crown
A state crown is the working crown worn by a monarch on recurring state occasions such as State Openings of Parliament, as opposed to the coronation crown with which they would be formally crowned. So...
Pendilia
Pendilia (singular pendilium; from Latin pendulus, hanging) or pendoulia (the Greek equivalent), are pendants or dangling ornaments hanging from a piece of metalwork such as a crown, votive crown, cru...
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