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λάρναξ , α^κος, , (rarely , v. infr. 3)
A.coffer, box, chest, e.g. for household stores, Il.18.413, Hdt.3.123; “λ. δαιδαλέαB.5.141, cf. Simon. (v. infr.).
2. cinerary urn or coffin, [“ὀστέα] χρυσείην ἐς λάρνακα θῆκανIl.24.795; “λάρνακας κυπαρισσίνας ἄγουσιν ἄμαξαι . . : ἔνεστι δὲ τὰ ὀστᾶ κτλ.Th.2.34, cf. CIG4003,4007 (Iconium), 4441 (Adana), al.; the ark of Deucalion, Plu.2.968f, Luc.Syr.D.12, Apollod.1.7.2; of the Ark, AP1.62 (Christian); esp. an ark in which children were exposed, Simon.37.1, A.R.1.622, D.S.5.62, etc.
3. drinking trough, “ λ. οὗτοςIG12(1).961 (Chalce). (Dissim. fr. νάρναξ, q.v.)
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (9):
    • Pseudo-Apollodorus, Library, 1.7.2
    • Bacchylides, Epinicians, 5.141
    • Herodotus, Histories, 3.123
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.413
    • Homer, Iliad, 24.795
    • Thucydides, Histories, 2.34
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 1.622
    • Lucian, De Syria dea, 12
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 5.62
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