Greek Larnax from the Royal Tomb in Vergina

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David Grant
by Dimboukas
published on 01 February 2020
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Greek Larnax from the Royal Tomb in Vergina

The gold chest or "larnax" containing male bones from the main chamber of the royal tomb known as "Tomb II" in Vergina. The chest is decorated with the royal “Vergina Sun” or “Star” symbol, which has been associated with the Argead dynasty.

Late 4th Century BCE. Vergina, Macedon. Archaeological Museum of Vergina.

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Dimboukas, . (2020, February 01). Greek Larnax from the Royal Tomb in Vergina. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/11688/

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