20 Archaeological Discoveries That Are Worth Millions (And Billions)

“History is the interpretation of the significance that the past has for us.” – Johan Huizinga

Archaeological findings are integral to learning about our ancestors, culture, and anthropological changes in civilizations. We found the first stone tools about 2.5 million years ago, helping us understand our history and evolve as a species.

We cannot predict or prepare for the future if we don’t know our history. After all, those who don’t remember the past are condemned to repeat it. People have excavated golden treasure chests filled with jewels in unexpected places.

While the historical value is priceless, some discoveries are highly precious and expensive. Here’s a list of the most valuable archaeological findings in history: