Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Artifact

Artifact [ AHR-tuh'-fakt ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. an object made by humans that could be of historical interest
2. an article or structure that has been archaeologically excavated
3. an object that reflects contemporary culture
4. something that becomes apparent after extraneous (esp. human) activity
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The artefacts were stolen from the museum.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The artifacts were part of a dagger buried with a warrior chief, near Stonehenge, nearly 4,000 years ago.