Station: [101] Votivgaben und Votive

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Votive offerings offered as a confirmation of a vow (Latin vote) or in support of prayers in churches. Its figure indicates the prayer requests. Human body parts stand for the request for healing of infirmities on the appropriate organ, animals indicate livestock diseases or the desire for health and yield in livestock. Houses emphasize the request for protection for house and yard.