Definitions

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  • adjective of or pertaining to an artefact.
  • adjective made by human actions.

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  • adjective archaeology Of or pertaining to artifacts

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  • adjective of or relating to artifacts

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Examples

  • “Possible artefactual basis for apparent bacterial growth at 250°C.”

    First Contact

  • “Possible artefactual basis for apparent bacterial growth at 250°C.”

    First Contact

  • Archaeology is not simply the finite body of artefactual evidence uncovered in excavations.

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  • Archaeology is not simply the finite body of artefactual evidence uncovered in excavations.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • It promises to bring together bio-scientific and artefactual evidence to determine if visitors could have Viking ancestors.

    Viking ancestry exhibition opens at the Jorvik Viking Centre in York

  • I tend to think of the cultural as the artefactual ie designed and used learning blocks and highlight indicators of society rather than being equivalent to the social you can have social worlds where no objects get modified by the social discourse but that to me is not very cultural.

    Us Being Human

  • No artefactual maps are available for outsiders to read or trace this relationship, not only because foreign map-makers have imposed their own (mis) readings of African spatial identities on this area but because map-makers of all kindsEuropean and African, colonial and postcolonialhave tended to define women's "place" here primarily in relation to men, as the mothers, sisters, daughters and wives of "traditional" patrilineages.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • It promises to bring together bio-scientific and artefactual evidence to determine if visitors could have Viking ancestors.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The artefactual memories of pottery, the bodily memories of tattoos, and the spatial memories of lines dividing cultivated fields boast little obvious explanatory power, seeming to survive more as accidental or passive traces of rural women's workaday routines than as conscious records of experience, as "histories" holding remembrance in the needful grip of the present day.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • But Parker is asking about the actual as opposed to artefactual nature of the weather-station trends themselves, not about whether they are representative.

    Parker 2006: An Urban Myth? « Climate Audit

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