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Poseidons gifts

  1. 1. Gifts of Poseidon<br />
  2. 2. The Romans believed, that it is a fossilized urine of lynx, <br />the Arabs were called it Ambar, because when it was rubbed it was smelled like ambergris,<br />
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  4. 4. The Greeks called it 'the shine stone' or 'electron'<br />because of its magnetic properties and color, <br />the Egyptians called it sokal<br />
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  6. 6. while in Slavic culture has adopted the name <br />of 'Jantar', from the Phoenician word - jainitar - sea resin....<br />
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  9. 9. In the West for centuries is valued on a par with emeralds, sapphires and rubies,but amber has one enormous superiority - because like it - do not smell even diamonds ....<br />
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  32. 32. Exhibition of amber at the Castle in Warsaw<br />
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  34. 34. Exhibition of amber at the Castle in Warsaw<br />
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  36. 36. Exhibition of amber at the Castle in Warsaw<br />
  37. 37. The exhibits from the exhibition in Gdansk<br />
  38. 38. The Amber Room at TsarskoeSelo, Russia, photo from 1930<br />
  39. 39. TheAmberRoom (reconstruction)<br />room lined with six tons carefully processedof amber and Italian mosaics<br />
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  41. 41. Fragment of the Amber Room - reconstruction<br />
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  43. 43. DETAILS<br />DETAILS<br />
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  50. 50. theend<br />Backgroundsound - Aquatic Dance - Vangelis<br />Illustrations - downloaded from the Internet<br />The presentation was prepared by - Anna<br />

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