Latest Treasure hunting Stories

le griffon
2015-01-18 16:20:06

Originally searching for supposed "lost gold" in the waters of Lake Michigan, treasure hunters Kevin Dykstra and Frederick Monroe found something much bigger--an aging shipwreck that may be the remains of the Griffin, a 17th-century old ship.

2012-05-17 23:02:08

First Winner Declared in Seattle Roger Lintott of London England is the first of many winners in a real million dollar treasure hunt which seeks to raise $25 million for breast cancer research.

2009-06-05 12:50:00

An American treasure hunting company was told by a US judge to return valuables from the shipwreck of the Spanish warship Mercedes to Spain.

2009-02-02 16:15:00

A Florida-based treasure-hunting firm reported the discovery of a British Royal Navy warship on Monday.

2008-05-13 17:07:05

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Indiana Jones managed to retrieve the trinket he was after in the opening moments of "Raiders of the Lost Ark.'' He pretty much wrecked everything else in the ancient South American temple where the little gold idol had rested for millennia. Though he preaches research and good science in the classroom, the world's most famous archaeologist often is an acquisitive tomb raider in the field with a scorched-earth policy about what he leaves behind....

2005-08-25 09:09:25

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Fla (Reuters) - Hundreds of millions of dollars in silver bars, emeralds and gold chains have already been recovered from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha, sunk during a Florida Keys hurricane in 1622.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.