37 Objects Discovered In Deserts That Turned Out To Be Worth A Bucketload Of Money

Image: Jim Killock

When you picture a desert, you probably envision a huge, seemingly neverending expanse of sand – enlivened, perhaps, by the occasional camel train. But, as it turns out, these desolate landscapes may also host valuable treasures. That’s right: people who have been either incredibly lucky or who know just where to look have all turned up objects of great worth there.

Image: Andrzej Kryszpiniuk

And some of the things found in these barren wastelands are truly unexpected. A shipwreck, an entire fleet of fighter jets and thousands of buried video games are amongst the more perplexing things that have come to light. It all goes to show, then, that deserts are much more interesting than you may think.

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