Votive Offerings

Objects or monuments donated by an individual for a public place or shrine, especially in gratitude for deliverance from distress. For those that are, or contain, images, use "ex-votos.".

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20373
Names
votive offerings
votive offering
offerings, votive
votiefgeschenken Dutch
votiefgeschenk Dutch
exvotos Spanish
exvoto Spanish
ex voto Spanish
ofrenda Spanish
ofrenda votiva Spanish
pintura votiva Spanish

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Objects or monuments donated by an individual for a public place or shrine, especially in gratitude for deliverance from distress. For those that are, or contain, images, use "ex-votos."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300178244. The J. Paul Getty Trust.