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SUBJECT reliquaries
TYPE AAT
REFERENCE ID 300187549
NOTES Containers for safeguarding or exhibiting the relics of a saint, varying in size from small boxes to large objects, sometimes in the shape of the enclosed relic. For places in which devotion is paid to holy objects, use "shrines".
HIERARCHY Objects Facet>Furnishings and Equipment>Containers>containers (receptacles)>ceremonial containers>liturgical containers>reliquaries

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