Yellowstone treasure hunters run into problems looking for buried loot
Summer at Yellowstone National Park usually means a steady stream of tourists, but this year a different kind of visitor has rangers on alert — one hoping to strike it rich by digging in the park.Armed with metal detectors, shovels and camping gear, treasure hunters are making their way to Yellowstone in search of a gold-filled 42-pound chest that a New Mexico millionaire says he hid in the Rock
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.