Will the Legendary Lost ‘Amber Room’ Ever Be Found?

Nancy Bilyeau
Lessons from History
4 min readSep 30, 2021

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Treasure hunters search shipwrecks and Nazi bunkers for a trace.

A 1917 photograph of Russia’s Amber Room. It disappeared during World War II.

They hoped to discover one of the most exciting lost treasures of the 20th century. But it was not to be.

A year ago, a team of divers announced they had found the wreck of the German steamer Karlsruhe, which sank off the coast of Poland in the final weeks of World War II.

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Nancy Bilyeau
Lessons from History

Passionate about history, pop culture, the perfect bagel. Author of 5 historical novels. Latest book: ‘The Orchid Hour' www.nancybilyeau.com