An artifact or artefact (from Latin phrase arte factum~ars skill + facere to make) is 'something made or given shape by man, such as a tool or a work of art, esp an object of archaeological interest'. Typcially spelled 'Artifact' in American English, the word 'Artefact' is typcially used outside America. Examples of archaeological objects, include a Sarmatian-Parthian gold necklace and amulet, 2nd century AD from the Black Sea Region to the stone tools, pottery vessels, weapons, as well as items of personal adornment such as buttons, jewelry and clothing. Bones that have also been carved are also considered artifacts.
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