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Artifact or artefact can be any of the following:

  • Any object made or shaped by human hand.
  • Artifact (archaeology), any object made or modified by a human culture, and later recovered by an archaeological dig
  • Artefact (band) black metal band from France
  • Artifact (band), a band from Norway
  • Artifact (error), an error or misrepresentation introduced by a technique and/or technology
  • Compression artifact, data compression artifact in computer science, resulting from lossy data compression
  • Cultural artifact, a human-made object which gives information about the culture of its creator and users
  • Digital artifact, a visible defect in a digital photo or video picture
  • Iatrogenic artifact, a disease made up by doctors
  • Social artifact, a product of individuals or groups (social beings) or of their social behavior
  • Sonic artifact, in sound and music production, sonic material that is accidental or unwanted, resulting from the editing of another sound
  • Virtual artifact, objects in the digital environment
  • The Artifact, a role playing board game made by Store32



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