You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Ordinary people who discovered incredible treasures

Lovemoney Logo By Hannah Ward-Glenton of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 37: Archaeologists have unearthed some incredible, history-defining artefacts over the years, but it isn’t just the professionals who have found top treasures. From Sutton Hoo, featured in Netflix film The Dig, to an Enigma machine discovered by divers to Australia's biggest dinosaur, the stories of ordinary people and amateur hunters who have discovered some of the most significant historical finds in the last century are nothing short of extraordinary. Click or scroll through to read the tales behind these incredible treasure finds.

Normal people finding incredible things

Archaeologists have unearthed some incredible, history-defining artefacts over the years, but it isn’t just the professionals who have found top treasures. From Sutton Hoo, featured in Netflix film The Dig, to an Enigma machine discovered by divers to Australia's biggest dinosaur, the stories of ordinary people and amateur hunters who have discovered some of the most significant historical finds in the last century are nothing short of extraordinary. Click or scroll through to read the tales behind these incredible treasure finds.

© Courtesy Queensland Museum

lovemoney

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon