Artaius Artaius is a Celtic epithet applied to the Roman god Mercury during the Romano-Celtic period.
Athenian Treasury The Athenian Treasury (Θησαυρός των Αθηναίων) at Delphi was constructed by the Athenians to house dedications made by their city and citizens to the sanctuary of Apollo.
Basilica of Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Paris Located at 6, rue Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires is one of ten minor basilicas located in the Île-de-France region of France.
Battersea Shield The Battersea Shield is one of the most significant pieces of ancient Celtic art found in Britain.
Biertan Donarium The Biertan Donarium is a fourth-century Christian votive object found near the town of Biertan, in Transylvania, Romania.
Cippi of Melqart The Cippi of Melqart is the collective name for two Phoenician marble cippi that were unearthed in Malta under undocumented circumstances and dated to the 2nd century BC. These are votive offeri...
Clootie well Clootie wells (also Cloutie or Cloughtie wells) are places of pilgrimage in Celtic areas.
Curse tablet A curse tablet or binding spell is a type of curse found throughout the Graeco-Roman world, in which someone would ask the gods to do harm to others.
Divine Mercy image The Divine Mercy image is a depiction of Jesus based on the devotion initiated by Saint Faustina Kowalska.
Ex-voto An ex-voto is a votive offering to a saint or to a divinity.
Ex-Voto de 1662 Ex-Voto de 1662 is a painting by the French artist Philippe de Champaigne held in Paris's Louvre.
Flag Fen Flag Fen, south-east of Peterborough, England, is a Bronze Age site comprising over 60,000 timbers, arranged in five very long rows, creating a wooden causeway, (around 1 km long), across t...
Gate of Dawn The Gate of Dawn (Aušros Vartai, Ostra Brama, Вострая Брама) is a city-gate of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, and one of the most important religious, historical and cultural monuments in t...
Godič Godič (Goditsch) is a village on the left bank of the Kamnik Bistrica River in the Municipality of Kamnik in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.
Hill of Crosses The Hill of Crosses (Lithuanian: Kryžių kalnas) is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania.
Hjortspring boat The Hjortspring boat is a vessel designed as a large canoe, from the Scandinavian Pre-Roman Iron Age, that was excavated in 1921–1922 in Hjortspring Mose at Als in Sønderjylland.
Illerup Ådal Illerup Ådal (English: Illerup River-valley) is an archeological site located near Skanderborg, Denmark.
Iron Crown of Lombardy The Iron Crown of Lombardy (Corona Ferrea) is both a reliquary and one of the oldest royal insignia of Christendom.
Kourbania Kourbania (via Turkish Kurban; from the Arabic Qurban "sacrificial victim"; compare Hebrew Korban) refers to a practice of Christianized animal sacrifices in some parts of ...
Kryždirbystė Kryždirbystė or Lithuanian cross crafting is a traditional Lithuanian art of crafting crosses.
Llyn Cerrig Bach Llyn Cerrig Bach is a small lake in the north-west of the island of Anglesey, Wales.
Llyn Fawr Llyn Fawr is a lake in the Cynon Valley, South Wales, best known as the site of an important hoard of weapons and tools from the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age.
Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center The Shelby White and Leon Levy Lod Mosaic Archaeological Center is an archaeological museum in Lod, Israel that displays one of the largest and best-preserved mosaic floors ever uncovered in Israel.
Milagro (votive) Milagros (also known as an ex-voto or dijes or promesas) are religious folk charms that are traditionally used for healing purposes and as votive offerings in Mexico, the southern U...
Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, Paris Located at 6, rue Notre-Dame-des-Victoires, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, Notre-Dame-des-Victoires is one of ten minor basilicas located in the Île-de-France region of France.
Nydam Mose Nydam Mose ("Nydam Bog") is an archaeological site located at Øster Sottrup, a town located in Sundeved, eight kilometres from Sønderborg, Denmark.
Oxborough Dirk The Oxborough Dirk is an over-large ceremonial weapon from the Bronze Age, a dirk or dagger.
Pella curse tablet The Pella curse tablet is a text written in a distinct Doric Greek idiom, found in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedon, in 1986.
Pendilia Pendilia (singular pendilium; from Latin pendulus, hanging) or pendoulia (the Greek equivalent), are pendants or dangling ornaments hanging from a piece of metalwork such as a cr...
Pitsa panels The Pitsa panels or Pitsa tablets are a group of painted wooden tablets found near Pitsa, Corinthia (Greece).
Pyrgi Tablets The Pyrgi Tablets, found in a 1964 excavation of a sanctuary of ancient Pyrgi on the Tyrrhenian coast of Italy (today the town of Santa Severa), are three golden leaves that record a dedication ...
Reitia Reitia (Venetic: 𐌓𐌄:𐌉:𐌕𐌉:𐌀) is a goddess, one of the best known deities of the Adriatic Veneti of northeastern Italy.
Retablo A retablo or lamina is a Latin American devotional painting, especially a small popular or folk art one using iconography derived from traditional Catholic church art.
Ringlemere barrow The Ringlemere barrow is an archaeological site near Sandwich in the English county of Kent most famous as being the find site of the Ringlemere gold cup.
Sanctuary of Montenero The Shrine of Our Lady of Grace, also known as Sanctuary of Montenero, is a religious complex on the Monte Nero, in Livorno, central Italy.
Santa Maria della Salute Santa Maria della Salute (Saint Mary of Health), commonly known simply as the Salute, is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica located in the Dorsoduro sestiere of the Italian ci...
Senuna Senuna was a Celtic goddess worshipped in Roman Britain, whose name was at first read incorrectly as Senua.
Ship model Ship models or model ships are scale models of ships.
Siloam inscription The Shiloah (Siloam) inscription (כתובת השילוח) or Silwan inscription is a passage of inscribed text found in the Hezekiah tunnel which brings water from the Gihon Spring to the Pool of...
Siphnian Treasury The Siphnian Treasury was a building at the Ancient Greek cult centre of Delphi, erected to hold the offerings of the polis, or city-state, of Siphnos.
Skotino cave The Skotino cave is one of the largest and more impressive caves among the many caves found in Crete.
Slaughter offering A sacrifice in the Hebrew Bible (Hebrew zevakh Zevaḥ is the slaughter of an animal to God followed by a feast or a meal.
Suaire de Saint-Josse The Suaire de Saint-Josse, the "Shroud of Saint Josse" that is now conserved in the Musée du Louvre, is a rich silk samite saddle cloth that was woven in northeastern Iran, some time before...
Suaire de St-Josse The Suaire de St-Josse, the "Shroud of Saint Josse" that is now conserved in the Musée du Louvre, is a rich silk samite saddle cloth that was woven in northeastern Iran, some time before 96...
Tama (votive) Tama (τάμα, pl. ταμάτα tamata) are a form of votive offering or ex-voto used in the Eastern Orthodox Churches, particularly the Greek Orthodox Church.
Temple of Minerva Medica The temple of Minerva Medica was a temple in ancient Rome, built on the Esquiline Hill in the Republican era, though no remains of it have been found.
Thorsberg chape The Thorsberg chape (a bronze piece belonging to a scabbard), is an archeological find from the Thorsberg moor, Germany, that appears to have been deposited as a votive offering.
Thorsberg moor The Thorsberg moor (Thorsberger Moor, Thorsberg Mose or Thorsbjerg Mose, Tosbarch, Tåsbjerre "Thor's hill") near Süderbrarup in Anglia, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, is a peat bog in ...
Treasure of Guarrazar The Treasure of Guarrazar is an archeological find composed of twenty-six votive crowns and gold crosses that had originally been offered to the Roman Catholic Church by the Kings of the Visigo...
Treasuries at Olympia The Treasuries at Olympia were a series of small temple-shaped buildings located to the north side of the Altis or sanctuary at the site of Olympia in Greece.
Votive candle A votive candle or prayer candle is a small candle, typically white or beeswax yellow, intended to be burnt as a votive offering in a religious ceremony.
Votive Church, Vienna The Votive Church (Votivkirche) is a neo-Gothic church located on the Ringstraße in Vienna, Austria.
Votive crown A votive crown is a votive offering in the form of a crown, normally in precious metals and often adorned with jewels.
Votive offering A votive deposit or votive offering is one or more objects displayed or deposited, without the intention of recovery or use, in a sacred place for broadly religious purposes.
Votive portrait A donor portrait or votive portrait is a portrait in a larger painting or other work showing the person who commissioned and paid for the image, or a member of his, or (much more rarely) h...
Water Newton Treasure The Water Newton Treasure is a hoard of fourth-century Roman silver, discovered near the Roman town of Durobrivae at Water Newton in the English county of Cambridgeshire.
Wish Tree A wish tree is an individual tree, usually distinguished by species, position or appearance, which is used as an object of wishes and offerings.