Humans stash (or lose) their loot in all sorts of weird ways, leaving other people to speculate on those riches. How much do you know about these famous treasures?
No one knows if the lost city is real, but if it is, a lucky adventurer could wind up with unimaginable riches.
It contained a variety of treasures , and it is one of the oldest wrecks ever found.
The huge haul of silver was found by construction workers in 1840.
Most of the Viking treasure wound up in a British museum.
The scrolls, and many other bits of text, were found in caves near Jericho.
The ship was sunk by the British; it was hauling treasures meant to fund Spain's war against England.
The Gold Rush-era stash was found by a couple walking their dog.
One of the especially rare coins was worth $1 million.
His friend used a metal detector to find a hammer but instead they found buried treasure.
The treasure consisted largely of silverware and gold jewelry from the Roman Empire.
Treasure still washes up on the shores, and four of the ships have never been found.
The temple's riches were likely accumulated over thousands of years.
The door is painted with a cobra, and many people suspect that opening the vault would bring about horrible luck.
They left for Spain during hurricane season … and paid a steep price.
It had so much gold on board that its loss contributed to the financial crisis called the Panic of 1857.
The wreck, which was found in 1988, had perhaps $150 million in gold onboard.
They had to gamble between pirates or the weather, and they lost.
It was found by accident after being buried on a beach for more than five centuries.
The treasure was found in 2008 by mining geologists working for De Beers, the well-known diamond company.
When he finally found it, the ship's load was worth more than $400 million.
The diamond is one of the largest ever found.
A Nazi submarine blasted the ship with a torpedo; it was found in 2011 after a two-month search.
He didn't want to lose his fortune while he was behind bars; the money has never been found.
It sank shortly afterwards; its treasures buried under a beach for more than 260 years before being discovered.
A powerful tide snatched the cart transporting the jewels, and they were never seen again.
Nazis stripped it down and shipped it, and it may have been destroyed by World War II bomb attacks.
The team found silver and gold that was worth around half a billion dollars.
The Spanish government sued the American company and won; the team attempted to appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court and lost.
But the doctors were wrong and he lived; rather than retrieve the goods he turned it into a game with online clues.
The Dutchman who said he knew the mine's location died before anyone could confirm its location; treasure hunters are still looking for it.