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  • n. Plural form of artefact.


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  • His plot to crawl through near-collapsed passages and solve strange puzzles with levers, gates and magical artefacts is something I try to never miss.

    Charm XVIII : sunshine is free

  • Today's mail contained a much-forwarded, much delayed Coraline Box, one of the fifty handmade assemblage boxes containing carefully pinned-down puppetry artefacts from the production of Neil Gaiman's new movie Coraline (based on the sublimely creepy kids 'book of the same name).

    Boing Boing

  • MP Tony Baldry, a church estates commissioner, said that the damage to "historic artefacts is incalculable, mainly because in many cases it is irreversible".

    How bats in the belfry can save church treasures

  • The production of Google Earth "artefacts" - the bright spots on the dull satellite landscapes seems to be a popular task nowadays in Russia.

  • Among the artefacts was the largest Tang gold cup ever discovered and some of the finest Yue ware - a porcelain that the ancient Chinese likened to snow because of its delicacy.

    Ancient Trade: The Belitung Wreck

  • Among the artefacts are a gold rhino, a sceptre and a gold bowl.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Chandigarh authorities, in a notice served to the director of Artcurial, had claimed that the artefacts were their property and warned against the February 16 auction in Paris.


  • The ruling means that the artefacts are the property of the Crown and will be offered at market value to interested British museums.

    The Australian | News |

  • South Africans will be asked to help name the museum, determine its corporate identity and give an input on the kind of artefacts and historical events they would like to see exhibited.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Scientific 'artefacts' like the Cylinder Electrical Machine, for instance, still draw crowds.



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  • Chiefly British English variant of artifacts.

    June 17, 2010