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Sunken Treasure

PHOTOS: 'Priceless' Sunken Treasure Discovered Overseas

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.19.2015 | Science

Divers exploring an ancient Mediterranean harbor in Israel's Caesarea National Park a few weeks ago discovered glittering treasure on the seabed -- ne...

Archaeologists Stunned By Biblical-Era 'Treasures' Found In Basement

Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

Osnat Lester, a woman living in the town of Poriya Illit along the Sea of Galilee, placed a phone call to the Israel Antiquities Authority after a rel...

The Oranjemund Shipwreck

Peter Neill | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

On April 1, 2008, Tate Kapaandu Shitaka, an excavator operator, inadvertently uncovered two metal tubes, later identified as bronze breech-loading can...

Treasure Hunter Cashes In With Big Find

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.15.2013 | Miami

Captain Greg Bounds is accustomed to dredging up "beer cans, fishing weights, and ... garbage." But on Saturday, he made quite the find when he un...

Drought Reveals River's Bloody Past

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

While record drought is usually not a good thing, it's been a boon to archeologists in Poland. The Vistula River, which flows through Warsaw, has r...

HUGE Treasure Haul From Cargo Ship Sunk During WWII

Posted 07.18.2012 | World

While the SS Gairsoppa may not be worth its weight in gold, the 412-foot British shipwreck is worth a whole lot in silver -- approximately $38 million...

Student Finds Sunken Treasure While Helping Clean Lake

Posted 03.31.2012 | Good News

Sixth-grade students at St. Paul's Episcopal School in Oakland, Calif. weren't looking to be thanked when they volunteered to pick up garbage around a...

Treasure Hunting in the 21st Century

Manuel Garcia Hernandez | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Manuel Garcia Hernandez

On October 5, 1804, the Santa María de las Mercedes sank, filled with gold and silver coins, worth $500 million. The treasure lay on the ocean floor for over two centuries, until, in 2007, it was discovered and a new battle began.

Sunken Treasure Worth $18 Million Found In North Atlantic

Posted 12.10.2011 | World

Sunken treasure doesn't only surface in movies. Explorers recently found about $18 million worth of silver onboard a shipwreck in the North Atlanti...

Captain Morgan's Ship Found

Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

A 17th century shipwreck found off the coast of Panama is believed to have belonged to famed pirate Henry Morgan. Morgan is perhaps better known t...