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RITUAL BUILDING

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A building which appears to have fulfilled a ritual, rather than a domestic or industrial, function.

Related Terms

Term Note
CHURCH A building used for public Christian worship.
RITUAL ENCLOSURE An enclosure which appears to have a ritual, rather than a defensive or domestic, function.
RITUAL PIT A pit which appears to have been dug for, or which contains, objects apparently deposited for reasons other than storage, disposal or extraction.
TEMPLE A building or structure used for religious ceremonies or worship. For later landscape features use GARDEN TEMPLE or FOLLY.

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