$1m treasure in Rocky Mountains has been found, says Forrest Fenn

Artifacts dealer claims treasure he buried a decade ago has been found, Santa Fe newspaper reports

Famed art and antiquities collector Forrest Fenn, who said he hid $1m in treasure in the Rocky Mountain wilderness a decade ago, said Sunday that the chest of goods has been found.

Fenn, 89, told the Santa Fe New Mexicanthat a treasure hunter located the chest a few days ago. The man who found it does not want his name mentioned.

He’s from back East, Fenn said, adding that it was confirmed from a photograph the man sent him. Fenn did not reveal exactly where it had been hidden. 

Fenn posted clues to the treasures whereabouts online and in a 24-line poem that was published in his 2010 autobiography The Thrill of the Chase.

Hundreds of thousands have hunted in vain across remote corners of the US west for the bronze chest believed to be filled with gold coins, jew

Famed art and antiquities collector Forrest Fenn, who said he hid $1m in treasure in the Rocky Mountain wilderness a decade ago, said Sunday that the chest of goods has been found.

Fenn, 89, told the Santa Fe New Mexicanthat a treasure hunter located the chest a few days ago. The man who found it does not want his name mentioned.

He’s from back East, Fenn said, adding that it was confirmed from a photograph the man sent him. Fenn did not reveal exactly where it had been hidden.

Fenn posted clues to the treasures whereabouts online and in a 24-line poem that was published in his 2010 autobiography The Thrill of the Chase.

Hundreds of thousands have hunted in vain across remote corners of the US

west for the bronze chest believed to be filled with gold coins, jewelry and other valuable items.

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