29 Amazing Things Dug Up From The Ground… #8 Is Life Changing.
Sometimes, it feels like there simply aren't that many buried treasures left in the world: All the gold has been unearthed, the fossils discovered, the ancient bones dusted away and put in a museum. However, you have to remember that the world is a massive place, and there are always going to be dark corners and hidden treasures somewhere -- sometimes even as close as your own backyard.
Below are 29 incredible things found in the dirt, some of them dating back millions of years. It's hard to imagine the feeling one would have, coming across something like this -- the two little boys who found #24 must have been super psyched.
#1. One Sierra Nevada couple was walking their dog in Gold Country when they noticed a decaying canister stuck in the ground. They opened it and found gold worth ten million dollars.
#2. In Orlando, Florida, one developer built new houses over a bombing range. This means that years later, homeowners are still finding bombs buried in their backyards.
#3. While doing a landscaping project, a women in the UK found an old stove that someone had buried.
#4. An Austrian man was attempting to expand his pool when he found treasure estimated to be about 650 years old. It included 200 rings, brooches, belt buckles, and other fossilized items.
#5. A man in the Czech Republic was laying some pipe in his back garden when he noticed metal sticking out of the ground. After some excavation work, he unearthed two 400 year old church bells, previously stolen from nearby churches.
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