altar-like, shrine may additionally have patron deities
set up nearby too.
vary in size and shape, and are enshrined according to
the importance of the ancestor, with the center of the
shrine being reserved for the tablet of the primary
family ancestor. In addition to ancestor tablets, the
edge of the shrine might also hold spirit tablets, i.e.
tablets devoted to spirits that are believed to protect
the family circle.
Chinese ancestral tablets