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Bronze Age Aegean Larnax
Bronze Age Aegean Larnax
Published: 2013/08/30
Channel: Royal Ontario Museum
The Golden Larnax
The Golden Larnax
Published: 2015/11/13
Channel: Keep Calm & Teach English
Larnax aus Grab König Phillip II.Vergina
Larnax aus Grab König Phillip II.Vergina
Published: 2011/08/31
Channel: Ekaterini46
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What Did Dinosaurs Really Sound Like?
Published: 2016/01/13
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How Is An Autopsy Performed?
Published: 2016/04/07
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How to say "larnax"! (High Quality Voices)
Published: 2017/01/25
Channel: WordBox
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Christina Aguilera: Playing with larynx
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: valerio siciliano
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Wireless neckband allows first voiceless phone call
Published: 2008/03/12
Channel: New Scientist
Golden Larnax Gone
Golden Larnax Gone
Published: 2015/11/04
Channel: Keep Calm & Teach English
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Vlog #1 Talking about stuff
Published: 2016/07/19
Channel: Beast Larnax
How To Neutralize The Larynx - Great Singing Exercises
How To Neutralize The Larynx - Great Singing Exercises
Published: 2013/10/01
Channel: daviddimuziolessons
Ancient Macedonia, Greece (Museums, Temples, Tombs)
Ancient Macedonia, Greece (Museums, Temples, Tombs)
Published: 2015/04/12
Channel: Europe for Europeans
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Published: 2009/11/06
Channel: HISTORYofGREECE
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The Artist Project: Betty Woodman
Published: 2016/02/29
Channel: The Met
Kentucky Mountain Trio "Welcome Home"
Kentucky Mountain Trio "Welcome Home"
Published: 2013/08/06
Channel: Rick Melton
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Published: 2013/08/19
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Thessaloniki in Greece, Pella and Vergina
Thessaloniki in Greece, Pella and Vergina
Published: 2011/10/07
Channel: puretravel
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LARNAX OF AIGAE MACEDON what mean..
Published: 2011/11/23
Channel: goranec87
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Vergina tombs macedonia greece king Phillip
Published: 2013/04/21
Channel: troktikaras
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Vocal Exercises "Ya's" to relax larynx, jaw and open back of throat
Published: 2012/05/21
Channel: DotsVoiceStudios
Larnax du Fougeray 1 20 m 27 03 2011
Larnax du Fougeray 1 20 m 27 03 2011
Published: 2011/04/01
Channel: findesery
Driving to Vergina
Driving to Vergina
Published: 2008/11/07
Channel: thomasdahlem
Le larnax du XIVe siècle avant notre ère
Le larnax du XIVe siècle avant notre ère
Published: 2013/08/30
Channel: Royal Ontario Museum
Nellie the Elephant (cover)
Nellie the Elephant (cover)
Published: 2010/11/20
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we are the mystery of universe (Sam Larnax 2016)
we are the mystery of universe (Sam Larnax 2016)
Published: 2016/03/16
Channel: Michl Arnaud
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Larnax du Fougeray 110 m Grimaud 05 06 2011 0
Published: 2011/06/06
Channel: findesery
Larnax du Fougeray Vidauban 18 02 2011
Larnax du Fougeray Vidauban 18 02 2011
Published: 2011/02/18
Channel: findesery
Larnax du Fougeray Grimaud 115m 03 06 2011
Larnax du Fougeray Grimaud 115m 03 06 2011
Published: 2011/06/03
Channel: findesery
2 del KUTLES-2 PART OF VERGINA LARNAX FROM MACEDONIA
2 del KUTLES-2 PART OF VERGINA LARNAX FROM MACEDONIA
Published: 2009/01/30
Channel: goranec87
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Larnax du Fougeray
Published: 2011/02/05
Channel: findesery
Larnax du Fougeray 1 10 m Valbonne 08 04 2011
Larnax du Fougeray 1 10 m Valbonne 08 04 2011
Published: 2011/04/14
Channel: findesery
Larnax du Fougeray
Larnax du Fougeray
Published: 2011/02/05
Channel: findesery
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Published: 2016/08/05
Channel: larnax games
Larnax du Fougeray 115m Valbonne 05 2011
Larnax du Fougeray 115m Valbonne 05 2011
Published: 2011/05/23
Channel: findesery
Eletrólise : Larnax
Eletrólise : Larnax
Published: 2012/09/26
Channel: Pedro V
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
Arkelologia - Manolis Andronikos - Filipo II Macedon - larnax - koroa - Vergina
Arkelologia - Manolis Andronikos - Filipo II Macedon - larnax - koroa - Vergina
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: gizarte begonazpi
Arkelologia - Filipo II - Vergina - larnax - koroa - tutorial
Arkelologia - Filipo II - Vergina - larnax - koroa - tutorial
Published: 2015/05/18
Channel: gizarte begonazpi
How to Pronounce Larnax
How to Pronounce Larnax
Published: 2016/12/24
Channel: Dictionary Voice
Collapsing Trachea-Pomeranian
Collapsing Trachea-Pomeranian
Published: 2011/11/26
Channel: TheOnlystefynie
Colors of Ancient Europe - Alexander the Great and Philip II of Macedon (ivory portrait heads)
Colors of Ancient Europe - Alexander the Great and Philip II of Macedon (ivory portrait heads)
Published: 2017/10/15
Channel: Colors of Europe
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Published: 2007/06/05
Channel: FlorinaGREECE
Travel Macedonia - History Pella
Travel Macedonia - History Pella
Published: 2013/07/06
Channel: Elaine Sarantakos
Macedonian Flag - Vergina Sun Hellenic Symbol/Makedonien-Mazedonien Fahne Griechenland
Macedonian Flag - Vergina Sun Hellenic Symbol/Makedonien-Mazedonien Fahne Griechenland
Published: 2011/11/28
Channel: HellenicFighter
The Vergina Sun is Greek symbol
The Vergina Sun is Greek symbol
Published: 2007/07/05
Channel: Panagiotis Savvidis
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Unboxing extreme
Published: 2016/08/04
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Alexander the Great - Documentary
Published: 2013/08/18
Channel: Jason Seymour
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Published: 2016/07/31
Channel: larnax games
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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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