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Cult objects

Scope note

Objects that are venerated within a particular system of worship; for those that are, or contain, images, use "cult images." Use especially with regard to extinct cultures and religions; for objects venerated in still-living religions, prefer "religious objects," and if those objects retain their sacredness in their present context, use "sacred objects."

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

3000178245

Broader Terms used

religious objects

Term used for

objects, cult

Equivalent Terms used

cult object

Created

12yrs ago

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