Coins and jewellery from the time of Alexander the Great are displayed in Jerusalem March 9. 2015. Cave explorers in Israel have uncovered a small trove of coins and jewellery from the time of Alexander the Great that archaeologists believe was hidden by refugees during an ancient war.The 2,300-year-old treasure was the first of its kind to be found from the period of the conquerer, said Eitan Klein of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

Coins and jewellery from the time of Alexander the Great are displayed in Jerusalem March 9. 2015. Cave explorers in Israel have uncovered a small trove of coins and jewellery from the time of Alexander the Great that archaeologists believe was hidden by refugees during an ancient war.The 2,300-year-old treasure was the first of its kind to be found from the period of the conquerer, said Eitan Klein of the Israel Antiquities Authority.

A treasure of 51 Macedonian gold coins (and a necklace) hidden inside a cavity in the rock in Ancient Corinth. The coins of Philipp II come from Pella and Amphipolis in Macedonia, while those of Alexander III (the Great) from Amphipolis, from Miletus and Tarsus in Asia Minor, Salamis in Cyprus and Sidon in Phoenicia.  The treasure trove was hidden sometime after 330 BC, when Alexander was in Asia and a Macedonian garrison had been stationed in Corinth to safeguard the Isthmus.

A treasure of 51 Macedonian gold coins (and a necklace) hidden inside a cavity in the rock in Ancient Corinth. The coins of Philipp II come from Pella and Amphipolis in Macedonia, while those of Alexander III (the Great) from Amphipolis, from Miletus and Tarsus in Asia Minor, Salamis in Cyprus and Sidon in Phoenicia. The treasure trove was hidden sometime after 330 BC, when Alexander was in Asia and a Macedonian garrison had been stationed in Corinth to safeguard the Isthmus.

2300 Year Old Coins Found in Israel    Just a month after divers discovered huge hoard of gold coins off an Israeli coast, cave explorers found a 2,300-year-old treasure from Alexander the Great’s era.

2300 Year Old Coins Found in Israel Just a month after divers discovered huge hoard of gold coins off an Israeli coast, cave explorers found a 2,300-year-old treasure from Alexander the Great’s era.

Диадема. 12 век. Золото, жемчуг; перегородчатая эмаль Принадлежала древнеславянской княжне. Киевский клад, Киев, Украина.

Диадема. 12 век. Золото, жемчуг; перегородчатая эмаль Принадлежала древнеславянской княжне. Киевский клад, Киев, Украина.

12 or 13th C. Sakhnivka Diadem.  Gold, cloisonne, pearls. Plaques held together by pins or hinges. Central plaque shows Alexander the Great between Griffins Buried on or around 1240 in Ukraine, probably because of the threat of invading Mongols.

12 or 13th C. Sakhnivka Diadem. Gold, cloisonne, pearls. Plaques held together by pins or hinges. Central plaque shows Alexander the Great between Griffins Buried on or around 1240 in Ukraine, probably because of the threat of invading Mongols.

The treasure tale touches on two of Russia¿s most renowned and romantic figures: Peter the Great and Alexander Pushkin

Workers restoring former Russian mansion find massive treasure hoard wrapped in newspaper from 1917

The treasure tale touches on two of Russia¿s most renowned and romantic figures: Peter the Great and Alexander Pushkin

The treasure tale touches on two of Russia¿s most renowned and romantic figures: Peter the Great and Alexander Pushkin

Workers restoring former Russian mansion find massive treasure hoard wrapped in newspaper from 1917

The treasure tale touches on two of Russia¿s most renowned and romantic figures: Peter the Great and Alexander Pushkin

A tomb that many believe was intended for Alexander the Great is starting to yield its secrets half a century after it was discovered. Finds from the burial chambers at Amphipolis, including a remarkable hoard of mosaics and sculptures, were unveiled by archaeologists at the Ministry of Culture in Athens [...]

Who Rests In Alexander The Great's Tomb?

A tomb that many believe was intended for Alexander the Great is starting to yield its secrets half a century after it was discovered. Finds from the burial chambers at Amphipolis, including a remarkable hoard of mosaics and sculptures, were unveiled by archaeologists at the Ministry of Culture in Athens [...]

The Count of Monte Cristo (BOOK)--Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantès is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.

The Count of Monte Cristo (BOOK)--Thrown in prison for a crime he has not committed, Edmond Dantès is confined to the grim fortress of If. There he learns of a great hoard of treasure hidden on the Isle of Monte Cristo and he becomes determined not only to escape, but also to unearth the treasure and use it to plot the destruction of the three men responsible for his incarceration.

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