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Das Bernsteinkabinett im Kulturzentrum Ostpreußen. Kulturzentrum Ostpreußen,
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Dauerausstellung des Kulturzentrums Ostpreußen in Ellingen
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Schloßstraße 9, 91792 Ellingen, Germany
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People and organizations
Herder, Johann Gottfried von
City history (academic discipline)
Amber (Fossil resin)
Bildende Kunst (Gattung)
First World War
World War II
History of eastern europe
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