What is the name of an empty tomb erected in honour of a person whose remains are elsewhere?

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Although the vast majority of cenotaphs honour individuals, many noted cenotaphs are instead dedicated to the memories of groups of individuals, such as the lost soldiers of a country or of an empire.
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