Eggscavation Time!

Minecraft Archaeology Egg Hunt

As a small Easter Egg, the VALUE Foundation has prepared an archaeological egg hunt in Minecraft.

In this Minecraft map we have buried 20 big, purple eggs. You can find them by paying careful attention to the landscape and by digging down.

Can you find and eggscavate them all?

Download the archaeological egg hunt Minecraft map here!

How to view or play the Egg Hunt Minecraft map yourself

The map was made for Minecraft 1.12.2 and may not run properly on older versions (the map should function fine in Minecraft 1.13) . These instructions are for Windows only. The map will not function on consoles (Playstation, Nintendo or XBox) or on Minecraft Pocket Edition (smartphones and tablets).

  1. You will need Minecraft and a Mojang Account to play this map.
    • Download or create an account.
    • If this is the first time you are playing Minecraft, launch Minecraft at least once (only when it launches for the first time will it download the necessary files to play the game)
  2. Download the map using the link above. It is in a zip folder
  3. Unzip the folder
  4. Copy the contents of the unzipped folder in your Minecraft saves
    • You can get here by pressing start or  the “windows” button, then typing %appdata%
    • In your App Data folder, navigate to the .minecraft folder, and then to the your saves folder.
    • Place the unzipped EggHunt Minecraft folder in the saves folder
  5. Start Minecraft and the EggHunt Minecraft folder should be available as one of the Singleplayer worlds.