Yahoo! News-Three years ago, New Mexico multimillionaire Forrest Fenn was diagnosed with cancer. Realizing that he can’t take his riches with him when he passes, he hid a treasure worth over a million dollars
New Mexico multimillionaire Forrest Fenn is excited about having you find a treasure worth millions — and apparently you are, too. After tantalizing viewers with promises of riches on TODAY on Wednesday, traffic surged on Fenn's website as people sought to read a poem he wrote that contains nine important clues. His site crashed, so we wanted to give you the full text of the poem on TODAY.com.
The Plains of Jars. Thousands of giant stone jars are scattered around the Xieng Khouang plain in Laos. Excavation by Lao and Japanese archaeologists has supported the conclusion that these were funeral megaliths, with the discovery of human remains, burial goods and ceramics found in association with the stone jars. The Plain of Jars is dated to the Iron Age (500 BCE to 500 CE). Image: Anne Murray.