Mycenaean stirrup jar from Ras Shamra (Ugarit) Syria, 1400–1300 BC
Nikon D200 Digital Camera
A 2nd century AD Sarmatian-Parthian gold necklace and amulet from the Black Sea region.
A Crusading Period spoon from 1017 that was found on archaeological excavation of Tursiannotko in Pirkkala, Finland.
Curmsun Disc - Obverse, Jomsborg, 980s, Burial site of king Harald Bluetooth

In archaeology, the word has become a term of particular nuance and is defined as an object recovered by archaeological endeavor, which may be a cultural artifact having cultural interest.

- Artifact (archaeology)

Cultural artifact is a more generic term and should be considered with two words of similar, but narrower, nuance: it can include objects recovered from archaeological sites, i.e. archaeological artifacts, but can also include objects of modern or early-modern society, or social artifacts.

- Cultural artifact
Mycenaean stirrup jar from Ras Shamra (Ugarit) Syria, 1400–1300 BC

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