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How do you become a treasure hunter?

Treasure is a mysterious concept that has always attracted people's attention. We all dream of finding a treasure that will change our lives. But what is treasure really?
A treasure is a treasure hidden in the ground, at the bottom of a body of water, or in an old building. People have been looking for treasure for centuries, and many of them have even found something valuable. Treasure can be of different kinds: jewelry, gold coins, antique items, documents or artifacts.
But treasure is not only material values. It can be, for example, friendship, love, family happiness. After all, all these things are also very expensive and valued by people.
Treasure is a symbol of search, adventure and desire. Each of us dreams of finding his treasure, which will make his life better and more interesting. But it is important to remember that the real treasure is inside each of us, in our heart and soul. And if we learn to truly love ourselves, we will find the most valuable treasure.

Treasure hunting is a fascinating activity that has attracted people for centuries. It is the search for treasures, jewelry, coins, manuscripts and other valuables hidden in the ground, water or buildings.
Treasure hunting can be either a hobby or a profession. Professional treasure hunters use various equipment such as depth sounders, metal detectors, and diving equipment to find something of value at the bottom of bodies of water.
Many people engage in this fascinating activity in their free time. They search for treasures in old abandoned plots of land, in parks and even on beaches.
In addition, treasure hunting can be not only a fun activity, but also useful for science. For example, discovered historical artifacts have helped scientists learn more about ancient civilizations and cultures.

How do you get into treasure hunting?

If you are seriously ready to embark on an exciting treasure hunting journey, here are some tips to help you become a true treasure hunter:

• Learn the history and legends.
To find treasure, you need to know where to look for it. Study historical maps, legends and tales to help you locate a supposed treasure that has never been found before.

• Explore the area.
A good treasure hunter must know the area where he or she will be searching for treasure. If you plan to go treasure hunting, study a map of the area in detail, visit local museums and libraries where you may be able to find valuable information.

• Be prepared for difficulties.
Searching takes a lot of time and effort. Be prepared to search for treasure in hard-to-reach places, overcome all kinds of obstacles and endure unforeseen difficulties.

• Use specialized equipment.
Modern technology can greatly facilitate search activities. Use metal detectors, depth probes and other special equipment that will help you find the treasure chest faster.

• Observe the laws.
It is important to remember that treasure hunting may be prohibited in a particular state. It is important to remember that treasure hunting may be prohibited in a particular country.

How to prepare for a treasure hunt?

If you decide to go on a treasure hunt, you need to prepare yourself physically and financially as well as mentally.

• Physical Fitness.
It is important to make sure you are in good physical shape. You will usually be required to travel for long periods of time in the forest, mountains or on the coast. It is therefore advisable to start exercising daily in advance to get your body in shape.

• Preparing the outfit.
In addition to the basic things: clothes, shoes, tent, sleeping bag, camping mat, map, compass, flashlight, knife, matches, dishes, food, it is also necessary to bring a metal detector and a shovel. Before leaving, make sure that all these things are in good condition.

• Information retrieval.
Before going to the search site, it is necessary to study all the information available on the Internet and in libraries about the area where the treasure is supposed to be found. Explore maps and historical data, and, already on the spot, talk to the locals. This will help you decide more quickly on the right place where you will have to dig a deep hole (perhaps someone's grave!).

• Moral Preparation.
The important point is to convince yourself that you have enough time to carry out the treasure chest search. The trip will usually take a lot of time and effort, and you need to be prepared for that. You need to make sure that you have the financial means to purchase tickets and necessary items. And also, while still at home, realize that most likely you will not find anything, but only lose: time, money, strength and health.
Know that hope is only a postponement of disappointment. And if you come back from your trip alive and well, that will be your reward.

Basic treasure hunting techniques

Treasure hunting techniques are a set of methods and techniques that help you find hidden treasures.

Here are some of them:

• Exploring the history of the area.
Knowing the history of an area can help you identify places where treasures may be hidden. For example, some areas were often the site of battles or castles, indicating that there may be valuable items in the ground.

• Use of maps and diagrams.
Old maps and charts can tell you where potential places to look are located. These can be found in local archives or libraries, as well as on the Internet.

• Metal detector use.
A metal detector is a device that helps you locate items made of metal. It is very useful in prospecting, as many treasures tend to include metal objects (coins, gold bars, jewelry). However, a metal detector is useless when searching for artifacts made of stone, ceramics, wood or glass, as well as books and manuscripts.

• Use of a metal detector.
A metal detector is another device that can be used to find metal objects buried deep in the ground. It works on the same principle as a metal detector, but has a higher sensitivity and is able to detect smaller metal objects.

Legal issues related to treasure hunting in Russia

In Russia, treasure hunting is considered a type of amateur activity, but it is also regulated by law.
Thus, in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation, treasure hunting is a type of archaeological activity and can be carried out only with the permission of state authorities. In addition, found valuables are subject to state registration and may be seized and transferred to museum collections.
The legislation also establishes liability for illegal search and handling of found valuables, which may lead to administrative or criminal liability, depending on the circumstances. For example, selling or transferring found valuables to a private collection without state registration is a criminally punishable offense.
However, it should be noted that the legislation in Russia regarding this issue is ambiguous and causes discussions among experts. Some of them believe that strict rules regulating treasure hunting hinder the development of amateur archaeology and limit the possibility of finding truly interesting objects. Others argue that without strict rules, treasure hunting could become an uncontrolled activity that threatens the country's cultural heritage.

Procedure for payment of remuneration to the finder of treasure

In Russia, a person who has found a treasure has the right to receive remuneration in accordance with the current legislation. The procedure for payment of remuneration is determined by the Federal Law of 25.06.2002 No. 73-FZ "On objects of cultural heritage (historical and cultural monuments) of the peoples of the Russian Federation", as well as regional laws and regulations.
According to Federal Law No. 73-FZ, the finder of a treasure is entitled to a reward of 25% of the estimated value of the found valuables. The valuation is carried out by experts appointed by the relevant cultural authority of the region. In the event that the valuation cannot be carried out for any reason, the amount of the reward is established by agreement between the regional cultural authority and the finder of the valuables.
However, in order to receive the reward, the treasure hunter must comply with certain conditions. In particular, he must immediately report his find to the relevant cultural authority of the region. In addition, they must comply with the rules for extracting valuables from the ground established by law.
If a treasure hunter fails to comply with the conditions established by law, he or she may be denied payment of the reward. In addition, he may be held liable for violating the rules established by law relating to the search for artifacts and valuables in Russia.