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21 Feb 2023
47m

The Mystery of the Lost Amber Room

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Summary

This podcast episode delves into the origins, intricacies, and mysterious fate of the Amber Room, a magnificent masterpiece of Baroque architecture crafted from amber panels. Its construction involved the artistry of renowned craftsmen during the reign of Prussian monarchs. Despite challenges and changes in leadership, the room eventually made its way to Russia, where it underwent expansions and modifications to suit the taste of Russian royalty. During World War II, the Amber Room was evacuated...

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