Findings 2017

Found: Seal of Solomon. Finder arrested

A metal detecting enthusiast was very lucky to find a bronze seal believed to have belonged to King Solomon, a few golden figures, some golden tablets (with really gold leaves) – 11 artifacts in all. He was arrested after trying to sell the items… Can you imagine such an announcement on the Internet? Sort of “WTS: Solomon’s seal, attributed to the King in medieval Jewish tradition, is officially considered lost. Goes with the golden tablets containing Jewish sacred texts and golden figurines”. Either the sender of this ‘for-sale sign’ would be considered crazy or the police would be already on its way to him. Here are the pics of the finds (worth your while!): Continue reading

Discovering the gold. One photo (Can you try it on?)

The question of whether or not it’s OK to put on other people’s rings found is really a childish level. There is a more awesome question instead. Should someone’s teeth discovered be tried on? Supposing these were gold? Here’s one photo: if one unearthed a gold find, it means that day was a success. But still… Would you be able to try on such a thing? By the way, the discovery was made with a Minelab CTX 3030 machine. Continue reading

A 23,000-year-old find

If extraterrestrials are looking at our Earth through a large telescope right now, most likely they are seeing back to… the early days of the colonial period in North America. The speed of light is not too fast. It will take 300 or 400 years for an image to reach the extraterrestrial beings. But it’s quite a different story when it comes to thousands and millions of years. Continue reading