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- A votive offering or votive deposit is one or more objects displa**** or deposited, without the intention of recovery or use, in a sacred place for religious...
- A votive candle or prayer candle is a small candle, typically white or beeswax yellow, intended to be burnt as a votive offering in an act of Christian...
- A votive crown is a votive offering in the form of a crown, normally in precious metals and often adorned with jewels. Especially in the Early Middle Ages...
- religious folk charms that are traditionally used for healing purposes and as votive offerings in Mexico, the southern United States, other areas of Latin America...
- A votive office was a Roman Catholic practice to celebrate particular feasts that are not in the Catholic liturgical calendar. Votive offices became so...
- A Votive Church (votive from the Latin votum = vowed sacrifice, vows) is a church that was built as a sign of thanksgiving for salvation from an emergency...
- A votive column (also votive pillar) is the combination of a column (pillar) and a votive image. The presence of columns supporting votive sculptures in...
- An ex-voto is a votive offering to a saint or to a divinity; the term is usually restricted to Christian examples. It is given in fulfillment of a vow...
- Votive sites are sites where animal sacrifice, in the form of bones deposited in a split in a block of stone or beneath a cairn, are made. The sites strongly...
- A votive ship, sometimes called a church ship, is a ship model displa**** in a church. As a rule, votive ships are constructed and given as gifts to the...