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Scope note
Liturgical containers, often in the shape of coffins, that hold sacred earth or ashes from Ash Wednesday that are meant to be buried in the coffin of a deceased person, so that the dead is considered buried in consecrated ground. This practice dates from a period in which Catholics were forbidden to perform religious rites in Dutch cemeteries. In Old Catholic parishes this practice is still in use.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024