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A ceremony (UK: , US: ) is a unified ritualistic event with a purpose, usually consisting of a number of artistic components, performed on a special occasion.

The word may be of Etruscan origin, via the Latin caerimonia.

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[Lamas playing cymbals during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

[Lamas playing cymbals during New Year's ceremony, Gangtok, Sikkim]

Title devised by Library staff. Slide used for the presentation: "A Tour of the Lost Kingdom: Sikkim" by Dr. Alice S. Kandell and Hope Cooke, Library of Congress, March 13, 2010. Webcast available at: http://... More

Office of the Administrator - Agency Headquarters Renaming Ceremony - ceremony to mark the renaming of the Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters in honor of President Bill Clinton [412-APD-1126-2013-07-17_WmJClintonRename_094.jpg]

Office of the Administrator - Agency Headquarters Renaming Ceremony - ...

Office of the Administrator - Agency Headquarters Renaming Ceremony

Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 3 (C), MMA excavations, 1923–24 New Kingdom

Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 3 (C), MMA excavations, 1923–24 New Kingdom

Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

Ritual tool for the "Opening of the Mouth" ceremony

From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Temple of Hatshepsut, Foundation Deposit 3 (C), MMA excavations, 1923–24 New Kingdom

Meccan leaders and the Hashimites gather around Muhammad for the marriage ceremony.

Meccan leaders and the Hashimites gather around Muhammad for the marri...

Life of the Prophet Muhammad written at the order of the Mamluk sultan al-Mansûr 'Alâ' al-Dîn 'Alî (d. 778/1376). The work was first illustrated during the reign of the Ottoman sultan Murâd III.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 31

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 31

Detail of a bas-de-page scene of a monk marrying a man and a woman. Image taken from f. 31 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VII, f. 233

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VII, f. 233

Detail of a miniature of a priest performing a marriage ceremony, at the beginning of book 4. Image taken from f. 233 of Decretals of Gregory IX, with glossa ordinaria of Bernard of Parma. Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 272

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 272

Detail of a miniature of a marriage ceremony, with a foliate initial 'Q'(uidam), at the beginning of causa 32. Image taken from f. 272 of Decretum, with the Glossa ordinaria. Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 255v

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 255v

Detail of a miniature of a marriage ceremony, and a foliate initial 'Q'(uidam), at the beginning of causa 27. Image taken from f. 255v of Decretum, with the Glossa ordinaria. Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 E IX, f. 195

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 E IX, f. 195

Historiated initial 'D'(e) of a marriage ceremony, at the beginning of book 4, De sponsalibus et matrimoniis. Image taken from f. 195 of Decretales, with the Glossa ordinaria. Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VII, f. 233

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VII, f. 233

Detail of a miniature of a priest performing a marriage ceremony, at the beginning of book 4. Image taken from f. 233 of Decretals of Gregory IX, with glossa ordinaria of Bernard of Parma. Written in Latin.

Papal ceremony from BL Add 35254Q

Papal ceremony from BL Add 35254Q

A montage composed of a historiated full-page border of grotesques and trompe l'oeil cameos of the Virtues (clockwise from top left; Faith, Hope, Temperance, Truth, Prudence, Charity, Justice, Fortitude), signe... More

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VII, f. 233

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VII, f. 233

Miniature of a priest performing a marriage, and a foliate initial 'D'(e Francia), at the beginning of book 4. Image taken from f. 233 of Decretals of Gregory IX, with glossa ordinaria of Bernard of Parma. Writ... More

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 262v

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 262v

Detail of a miniature of a marriage ceremony, with a foliate initial 'Q'(uidam), at the beginning of causa 28. Image taken from f. 262v of Decretum, with the Glossa ordinaria. Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 266

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 D VIII, f. 266

Detail of a miniature of a marriage ceremony, with a foliate initial 'Q'(uidam), at the beginning of causa 29. Image taken from f. 266 of Decretum, with the Glossa ordinaria. Written in Latin.

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 E IX, f. 195

Marriage ceremony from BL Royal 10 E IX, f. 195

Detail of a historiated initial 'D'(e) of a marriage ceremony, at the beginning of book 4, De sponsalibus et matrimoniis. Image taken from f. 195 of Decretales, with the Glossa ordinaria. Written in Latin.

Members of the Hurlburt Field Honor Guard perform ceremonial

Members of the Hurlburt Field Honor Guard perform ceremonial

Members of the Hurlburt Field Honor Guard perform ceremonial duties at the Jockey-14 25th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, March 14, 2019. Jockey-14 experienced an in-flight explosion, ... More

Fazel Mohammad (center), Takhteh Pol District governor,

Fazel Mohammad (center), Takhteh Pol District governor,

Fazel Mohammad (center), Takhteh Pol District governor, cuts a ceremonial ribbon during the Afghan Nation Police station’s reopening in Takhteh Pol, Afghanistan, April 11. The newly renovated police station hou... More

C/1-52nd Aviation Deployment Ceremony

C/1-52nd Aviation Deployment Ceremony

U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Jeffery Pinnel and Soldiers of C Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regimient salute the nation's colors during a deployment ceremony held in Hangar 6 on Fort Wainwright, Jan. 25. The comp... More

Air Commandos, friends and family of the Jockey-14

Air Commandos, friends and family of the Jockey-14

Air Commandos, friends and family of the Jockey-14 crew attend the 25th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony at Hurlburt Field, Florida, March 14, 2019. Jockey-14 was the tactical call sign of an AC-130H Spectre gunsh... More

A graduation tassel sits on a diploma at the graduation

A graduation tassel sits on a diploma at the graduation

A graduation tassel sits on a diploma at the graduation ceremony for WWII veterans held at Bowie High School, El Paso, Texas July 25, 2014. The veterans were all members of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 141st Infan... More

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Battery, 3rd

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Battery, 3rd

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to Charlie Battery, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, prepare to fire ceremonial cannons during the Eighth Army change of command ceremony at Camp Humphreys ... More

ERBIL, Iraq - Outgoing U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj.

ERBIL, Iraq - Outgoing U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj.

ERBIL, Iraq - Outgoing U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Clark of the 4th Squadron, 6 Calvary Regiment, Lt. Col. Eddy Lee, the commander of the 4th Sqdn., 6th Cav. Regt., and incoming Command Sgt. Maj. Steven... More

Soldiers from 16th Combat Aviation Brigade case the

Soldiers from 16th Combat Aviation Brigade case the

Soldiers from 16th Combat Aviation Brigade case the unit colors during a ceremony, March 21, at Soldiers Field House on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash. The unit is deploying to Regional Command South, Afghanist... More

4-6 Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron leaders, with

4-6 Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron leaders, with

4-6 Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron leaders, with 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, salute the flag during the E Troop Change of Command ceremony at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., March 15, 2018. The Troop b... More

ANP Opens New Substation in Spin Boldak

ANP Opens New Substation in Spin Boldak

Sadullah Khan, with the Afghan Border Patrol, participates in the ribbon cutting ceremony signifying the opening of the new ANP substation in Spin Boldak. U.S. officials, the ANP, and the ABP take turns cutting... More

Retired Col. Bruce “Snake” Crandall, Medal of Honor

Retired Col. Bruce “Snake” Crandall, Medal of Honor

Retired Col. Bruce “Snake” Crandall, Medal of Honor recipient and Olympia, Wash., native, signs memorabilia at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., Nov. 13, 2020. Crandall, an aviation pioneer and former commander ... More

Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Williams cases the unit colors

Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Williams cases the unit colors

Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley Williams cases the unit colors for the 4th Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment during a formation gathered at Watkins Field on Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The 4-6 ARS in... More

U.S. Army Cpl. Cody Stanton's mother, Nancy Stanton,

U.S. Army Cpl. Cody Stanton's mother, Nancy Stanton,

U.S. Army Cpl. Cody Stanton's mother, Nancy Stanton, and Stanton’s siblings wait with other family members for Stanton to "come home." Stanton, formerly assigned to 21st Military Police Company, 503rd Military ... More

The 16th Military Police Brigade commander, Col. Alexander

The 16th Military Police Brigade commander, Col. Alexander

The 16th Military Police Brigade commander, Col. Alexander Conyers, left, and Command Sgt. Maj. Thomas S. Sivak Jr. salute the colors during taps during the annual wreath laying ceremony at the Fallen Soldier M... More

C/1-52nd Aviation Deployment Ceremony

C/1-52nd Aviation Deployment Ceremony

Maj. Michael Mendenhall, commander, and 1st Sgt. Jeffery Pinnel, C Company, 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regimient, case the company's guidon during a deployment ceremony held in Hangar 6 on Fort Wainwright, Ja... More

Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company,

Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company,

Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th Engineer Brigade march in for their call to duty ceremony June 25, 2020, at the Dublin Jerome High School football stadium in Dublin, Ohio. The brigade he... More

Col. Larry C. Dewey, outgoing Commander of 16th Military

Col. Larry C. Dewey, outgoing Commander of 16th Military

Col. Larry C. Dewey, outgoing Commander of 16th Military Police Brigade, and Command Sgt. Maj. Mark D. Hennessey, outgoing Command Sgt. Maj. of 16th MP Brigade, posts for their final formation together during ... More

ANP Opens New Substation in Spin Boldak

ANP Opens New Substation in Spin Boldak

Gen. Mirwais Khan Noorzai, deputy commander of the 404th ANP zone; District Governor Abdul Ghani; Col. Jim Edwards, Task Force Lightning Spin Boldak and an Afghan officer were among the officials attending the ... More

Lt. Col. Michael McCurry, commander, and Command Sgt.

Lt. Col. Michael McCurry, commander, and Command Sgt.

Lt. Col. Michael McCurry, commander, and Command Sgt. Maj. William McGaha, 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, prepareto case the battalion's color during a deployment ceremony held in Hangar 6 on Fort Wainwri... More

Eleanor Roehl, a Bristol Bay, Alaska, native, performs

Eleanor Roehl, a Bristol Bay, Alaska, native, performs

Eleanor Roehl, a Bristol Bay, Alaska, native, performs for soldiers of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade duing the Alaska Native Federation Pot Latch held in Hangar 1 at Fort Wainwright, Jan. 25. The event hono... More

Ceremony from BL Harley 1498, f. 76

Ceremony from BL Harley 1498, f. 76

Detail of an historiated initial 'T'(his) of the manuscript in use at a ceremony. Image taken from f. 76 of Quadripartite Indenture for Henry VII's Chapel. Written in English with Latin.

Ceremony from BL Harley 1498, f. 76

Ceremony from BL Harley 1498, f. 76

Historiated initial 'T'(his) of the manuscript in use at a ceremony, and a full bar border with the arms of England. Image taken from f. 76 of Quadripartite Indenture for Henry VII's Chapel. Written in English ... More

Shibata Zeshin - Tea Ceremony Apparatus, Japan, Edo period

Shibata Zeshin - Tea Ceremony Apparatus, Japan, Edo period

Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891) Edo period (1615–1868)

Shinabazu Benten Kaicho: Ceremony of Worshipping Benten at Shinabazu Temple

Shinabazu Benten Kaicho: Ceremony of Worshipping Benten at Shinabazu T...

Katsukawa Shunshō (Japanese, 1726–1792) Edo period (1615–1868)

Jacket for Tea Ceremony (chabaori)

Jacket for Tea Ceremony (chabaori)

Edo period (1615–1868)

Kitchen Utensils with Greens for the Ceremony on January 7th

Kitchen Utensils with Greens for the Ceremony on January 7th

Hachifusa Shūri (Japanese, 18th–19th century) Edo period (1615–1868)

Outfit for the New Year Ceremony. Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Outfit for the New Year Ceremony. Ryūryūkyo Shinsai

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Table for Tea Ceremony

Table for Tea Ceremony

Edo period (1615–1868)

Utensils for the Incense Ceremony, “Incense Master” (Kōgiki), from the series An Array of Artisans

Utensils for the Incense Ceremony, “Incense Master” (Kōgiki), from the...

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

[Native American burial or memorial ceremony with man standing by shelter with bundles of bones, friends and relatives of the dead, and lodge in background, New France (Canada)]

[Native American burial or memorial ceremony with man standing by shel...

Illus. in: Voyages et descouvertures faites en la Nouvelle France, depuis l'année 1615 ... / Samuel de Champlain. Paris : C. Collet, 1619, leaf 110 recto.

[A betrothal ceremony] 17th century

[A betrothal ceremony] 17th century

Print shows an interior scene with a man entering on the right outside a room with several women; on the left shows a similarly dressed man addressing a woman behind a screen.

Audience at ceremony, at the Ted Weiss Federal Office Building in New York City, New York, marking the announcement of the designation of the 17th-18th Century African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan as a National Monument

Audience at ceremony, at the Ted Weiss Federal Office Building in New ...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

Audience at ceremony, at the Ted Weiss Federal Office Building in New York City, New York, marking the announcement of the designation of the 17th-18th Century African Burial Ground in lower Manhattan as a National Monument

Audience at ceremony, at the Ted Weiss Federal Office Building in New ...

Photographs Documenting the Secretary's Activities, and Agency Officials, Events, Programs, and Managed Sites

The Mock Visit of Ceremony

The Mock Visit of Ceremony

Faustino Bocchi (Italian, Brescia 1659–1741 Brescia)

The Natche, a ceremony in honour of the Kings son in Tongataboo [i.e. Tongatabu] / Webber del. ; Angus sc.
A Mock Marriage Ceremony

A Mock Marriage Ceremony

Isoda Koryūsai (Japanese, 1735–ca. 1790) Edo period (1615–1868)

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