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How to say "larnax"! (High Quality Voices)
How to say "larnax"! (High Quality Voices)
Published: 2017/01/25
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Published: 2011/11/23
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Larnax aus Grab König Phillip II.Vergina
Published: 2011/08/31
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The Golden Larnax
The Golden Larnax
Published: 2015/11/13
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Golden Larnax Gone
Golden Larnax Gone
Published: 2015/11/04
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Bronze Age Aegean Larnax
Bronze Age Aegean Larnax
Published: 2013/08/30
Channel: Royal Ontario Museum
How To Neutralize The Larynx - Great Singing Exercises
How To Neutralize The Larynx - Great Singing Exercises
Published: 2013/10/01
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Larnax du Fougeray 115m Valbonne 05 2011
Larnax du Fougeray 115m Valbonne 05 2011
Published: 2011/05/23
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Larnax du Fougeray Grimaud 115m 03 06 2011
Larnax du Fougeray Grimaud 115m 03 06 2011
Published: 2011/06/03
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Larnax du Fougeray
Larnax du Fougeray
Published: 2011/02/05
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Larnax du Fougeray
Larnax du Fougeray
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Hyacinth (Full Album) - Aaron Nelson
Hyacinth (Full Album) - Aaron Nelson
Published: 2015/10/23
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Larnax du Fougeray Vidauban 18 02 2011
Larnax du Fougeray Vidauban 18 02 2011
Published: 2011/02/18
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The Artist Project: Betty Woodman
Published: 2016/02/29
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Larnax du Fougeray 1 10 m Valbonne 08 04 2011
Larnax du Fougeray 1 10 m Valbonne 08 04 2011
Published: 2011/04/14
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Le larnax du XIVe siècle avant notre ère
Le larnax du XIVe siècle avant notre ère
Published: 2013/08/30
Channel: Royal Ontario Museum
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we are the mystery of universe (Sam Larnax 2016)
Published: 2016/03/16
Channel: Michl Arnaud
Eletrólise : Larnax
Eletrólise : Larnax
Published: 2012/09/26
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Sherlock Owl from Greece at the circus: looking for the Golden Larnax
Sherlock Owl from Greece at the circus: looking for the Golden Larnax
Published: 2016/03/23
Channel: Kristell Lansonneur
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Published: 2017/12/22
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Arkelologia - Manolis Andronikos - Filipo II Macedon - larnax - koroa - Vergina
Arkelologia - Manolis Andronikos - Filipo II Macedon - larnax - koroa - Vergina
Published: 2015/05/18
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Published: 2009/02/07
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Published: 2017/12/28
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Published: 2016/07/19
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Bronze Age Volcanic Eruption of Thira; October 26, 2006
Bronze Age Volcanic Eruption of Thira; October 26, 2006
Published: 2013/11/12
Channel: Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Arkelologia - Filipo II - Vergina - larnax - koroa - tutorial
Arkelologia - Filipo II - Vergina - larnax - koroa - tutorial
Published: 2015/05/18
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2 del KUTLES-2 PART OF VERGINA LARNAX FROM MACEDONIA
2 del KUTLES-2 PART OF VERGINA LARNAX FROM MACEDONIA
Published: 2009/01/30
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Larnax du Fougeray 1 20 m 27 03 2011
Larnax du Fougeray 1 20 m 27 03 2011
Published: 2011/04/01
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Published: 2011/06/06
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Published: 2010/11/20
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Published: 2016/12/24
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Published: 2011/02/11
Channel: Whitman College
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Published: 2017/12/26
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Published: 2007/07/05
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Published: 2011/11/28
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Published: 2016/08/04
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Published: 2016/05/19
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Published: 2014/09/27
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Minoan larnax, with an octopus decoration.
The golden larnax and the golden crown of Philip II of Macedon, Vergina Museum.

A larnax (plural larnakes; Ancient Greek: λάρναξ, λάρνακες) is a type of small closed coffin, box or "ash-chest" often used as a container for human remains in Minoan culture and Greek antiquity, either a body (bent on itself) or cremated ashes.

The first larnakes appeared in Minoan times during the Aegean Bronze Age, when they took the form of ceramic coffers designed to imitate wooden chests, perhaps on the pattern of Egyptian linen chests. They were richly decorated with abstract patterns, octopuses and scenes of hunting and cult rituals.[1]

During the later Hellenistic period, larnakes in the form of small terracotta sarcophagi became popular, some of which were painted in similar styles to contemporary Greek vases.

In a few special cases, larnakes appear to have been made out of precious materials, as in the 4th century BC example found at Vergina in northern Macedonia, of gold, with a sun motif (hence known as the "Vergina Sun" motif) on the lid. Manolis Andronikos, the leader of the archaeological excavation, posited that the larnax most likely contained the remains of King Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great.[2]

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