Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Unearthing Buried Treasure

Dream of digging up Blackbeard's loot? Or gold left behind by a forgetful conquistador? If they exist, those treasures were buried a mere handful of centuries ago.

On the other side of the pond, Brits can hope for much older finds. This Telegraph slide show depicts some ancient wonders that have been unearthed, including the Roman silver plate below.


Buried treasure is an evocative metaphor. Back in the 20th century, Earl MacNeill wrote one of Merrill Anderson's best-selling booklets on estate-tax planning: "How to Find the Treasure Buried in Your Estate."

2 comments:

Jim Gust said...

I thought you were going to reference the Indian treasure:

http://news.yahoo.com/billions-worth-treasure-found-indian-temple-183022928.html

World News Trend said...

For more details for Tresure Temple in India go to

http://world-news-trend.blogspot.com/2011/08/20-billion-treasure-dilemma-for-india.html