artefact artefact

Definition(s):

  • (n) a man-made object taken as a whole

News

  • China shuts museum with 'fake' exhibits: reports

    Chinese authorities have closed a museum which contained scores of fake exhibits, including a vase decorated with cartoon characters billed as a Qing dynasty artefact, state-run media reported Tuesday.
    on July 16, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "This and the completion of a new, super-modern museum ...... will foil all the feeble excuses that are put forward for their non-return. It is our urgent priority to reclaim every ancient artefact that was illegally exported to museums and...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Costas Karamanlis Source: Taipei Times

  2. "The challenge I have faced around indigenous identity politics is in part an artefact of who I am and the time in which I grew up," Mr Howard said.
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: John Howard Source: Stuff.co.nz

  3. "You used to have to die before assorted hacks started munching your remains and modelling a new version of you out of their own excreta," Greer wrote in The Guardian newspaper. "Reducing the person to excremental artefact before she is dead...
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Germaine Greer Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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