Definition of Larnakes
1. larnax [n] - See also: larnax
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Literary usage of Larnakes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Prepalatial Cemeteries at Mochlos and Gournia and the House Tombs of by Jeffrey S. Soles (1992)
"the northwest room two further larnakes, oriented east-west, lay in the northwest corner behind the dividing wall that belonged to this stratum and was ..."
2. The Palaces of Crete and Their Builders by Angelo Mosso (1907)
"But some of the larnakes used for burials are not pierced at the bottom. ... 159 shows how the larnakes are found. In the slope of the hill is a small ..."
3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1907)
"This was entirely filled with earth containing a quantity of bones and sherds, and in the furthest recesses of the cave were found three clay larnakes ..."
4. Charis: Essays in Honor of Sara A. Immerwahr by Sara Anderson Immerwahr, Anne Proctor Chapin (2004)
"... own exploration of painted larnakes.14 Unlike prehistoric larnakes intended for the bones of the dead, the Early Iron Age clay chests resemble their ..."
5. The Derveni Krater: Masterpiece of Classical Greek Metalwork by Beryl Barr-Sharrar (2007)
"The identity of the dead persons whose bones and ashes were found in the two gold larnakes in tomb II at Vergina remains highly controversial, ..."
6. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquitiesby William George Smith, Charles Anthon by William George Smith, Charles Anthon (1870)
"larnakes. (Kid. FUNDS, p. 456.) »LARUS (Au/wf), a species of Bird, generally regarded as the Gull or ..."
7. Racial Factors in Democracy by Philip Ainsworth Means (1919)
"In these culture-elements, as well as in the form of the royal tombs and in the use of larnakes (pottery corpse- containers) and of sarcophagi made of ..."
8. Biblia by Charles Henry Stanley Davis (1903)
"Groups of two or more earthenware larnakes, shaped like bath-tubs or coffers with gable-lids, occur in many parts of the plain. ..."