A term describing objects offered to a god or goddess at a sacred place, such as a temple. Common types of votive offerings include statues, figurines, vessels, weapons, crowns, animals, foodstuffs and candles. See also: ex voto, milagro.

Olympia_Animal_Statuttes Bronze and terracotta votive figurines from the sanctuary of Zeus at Olympia, Greece. 8th-7th centuries BCE.