a trace, mark, or visible sign left by something (such as an ancient city or a condition or practice) vanished or lost

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Vestige

\ ˈve-stij \ – noun

a trace, mark, or visible sign left by something (such as an ancient city or a condition or practice) vanished or lost merriam-webster.com
echo, ghost, relic, shadow, trace, memento, remembrance, reminder, artifact, afterimage, aftertaste, hangover, leftover, oddment, remainder, remnant, scrap, leavings, remain (s), residual, residueSynonyms
The monarchy is a parasitic relic of a lost age, a vestige of a history that was not altogether kind to my ancestors, nor to a lot of other folks’ ancestors, either.Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "God Save the Green," 25 Oct. 2017