Top 10 Most Amazing Treasures Found by Accident
The World’s Largest Pearl
We’ve all stored objects under our beds at some point, but for one fisherman from the Philippines there was more than just pocket change beneath his furniture.
Uncle Sam Diamond
The Crater of Diamonds state park in Arkansas attracts visitors from all around the world for one reason- if you’re lucky, you might just find yourself a diamond.
Atari Games Landfill
Nowadays Atari aren’t at the top of the list when you think of important video games developers, but back in the 80s they were at the cutting edge of the industry.
The Dead Sea Scrolls
There are so many unexplored places in the world that you can never be sure quite when the next amazing find will be made.
Next time you look through a storage locker it’s worth keeping an eye out for anything unusual, because you may just be holding onto something that’s worth far more than you could possibly imagine.
The Rosetta stone is one of the most important artefacts that has ever been found, and was vital in learning how to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphs.
Garage sales are another place that valuable items can be found, and one New York family hit the jackpot in 2007.
Secret Stash of Comics
In 2011, Michael Rorrer of Virginia began the task of clearing out his recently deceased Great Aunt’s home.
The Terracotta Army
Famers from the small Xiyang Village in China were out one day in 1974 when they accidentally discovered one of the most important finds in archaeological history.
Hanuman Dhoka Palace Treaure
In 2011 workers began renovations on Hanuman Dhoka , a former 16th century royal palace in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
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