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Artifacts (object genre)



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  • Generally, objects made or modified by humans, typically manually portable products of human workmanship, such as tools, utensils, objects for personal adornment, or art, as distinguished from natural remains. Specifically, in archaeology, an artifact is an object made by a human culture and later recovered by an archaeological endeavor.

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Artifacts (object genre)

Equivalent terms

Artifacts (object genre)

  • UF Artifact (object genre)
  • UF Artefact (object genre)

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Artifacts (object genre)