The buried treasure from the shipwreck was found yesterday.
(idiomatic) Something, having been concealed for a long time, which later is found and is profitable.
Buried-treasure Sentence Examples
Like Kepler and all his contemporaries he believed in astrology, and he certainly also had some faith in the power of magic, for there is extant a deed written in his own handwriting containing a contract between himself and Robert Logan of Restalrig, a turbulent baron of desperate character, by which Napier undertakes "to serche and sik out, and be al craft and ingyne that he dow, to tempt, trye, and find out" some buried treasure supposed to be hidden in Logan's fortress at Fastcastle, in consideration of receiving one-third part of the treasure found by his aid.
He appears to have invented the fiction which afterwards was repeatedly employed, by which the money spent on mosque-building was supposed to have been furnished by discoveries of buried treasure.
Face dogged enemies, raid unsuspecting villages, woo fair maidens, avoid capture or dig for buried treasure.
Beowulf contains the tale of a dragon who guarded buried treasure within an ancient tumulus.