Clue 1


As always, have you figured out another name for the cardinal?




Clue 2


'Cardinalidae' should do the trick.




Solution


Using the layout of a standard American keyboard you can transpose the symbols into numbers and then the numbers into letters. The plaintext reads: "You will find three in Minsk."




Clue 3


Punctuation is key.




Clue 4


The answer might be at your very fingertips.





Clue 1


Further research will be needed here.




Clue 2


You sort of know what you're looking for... and when.




Solution


Searching for three "eggs" and using the years they're labelled with should lead you to the missing faberge eggs. Specifically, the "Hen with sapphire pendant," "mauve," and "Alexander III Commemorative" eggs.




Clue 3


Google is your friend.





Clue 1


If you don't know what city you're in, then you're not ready yet.




Clue 2


Geographic features can help you narrow the search. And have you translated the word yet?




Solution


Knowing that you're in Minsk, you should be able to locate the region featured in the map. The Russian word translates to 'library' and the only library located at the red dot on the map isVol'naya Dumka.




Clue 3


It's Russian for 'library.'





Clue 1


As always, have you figured out another name for the cardinal?




Clue 2


'Cardinalidae' should do the trick.




Solution


Using the layout of a standard American keyboard you can transpose the symbols into numbers and then the numbers into letters. The plaintext reads: "You will find three in Minsk."




Clue 3


Punctuation is key.




Clue 4


The answer might be at your very fingertips.





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