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Parents' Guide to

The Hunt for Amazing Treasures

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Docuseries connects interesting finds with history lessons.

TV Hulu Educational 1996
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The Hunt for Amazing Treasures reveals the historical detective work that goes into looking for and finding rare things that have been lost over time, including gold, photographs, and other records that reveal information about the era in which they were in use. The technology used to find some of these items, and the ownership disputes that arise once they are found, are also discussed.

The finds are interesting, but what is also entertaining are the stories that accompany the treasures that are being sought or found. The appraised value of many of these items may be eyebrow raising, too. But what makes this show most valuable is the connection it makes to what experts find, and what these items teach us about the past.

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