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artefact

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Cytology a structure seen in tissue after death, fixation, staining, etc., that is not normally present in the living tissue

artefact

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artifact

any individual material object produced by a culture. The study of such objects is important in anthropology (see MATERIAL CULTURE). In ARCHAEOLOGY, the artefacts left behind by a society are the main means of reconstructing an account of that society.
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Lieutenant Colonel Abdullah Al Shamsi, Director of the City police, said the CID division at the station had been tipped off that an Arab expatriate driver was trying to dispose off an archeological artefact.
The suspect who, by that time had sold the artefact, was arrested.
Clearly, in this context it is necessary to have an accurate picture of the distribution of backed artefact production through time and space.
This article explores sample-size effect as a factor in the archaeological patterning of Holocene artefact assemblages in Australia.
Artefact provides built-in messaging, chat, audio, and whiteboard features and facilitates development of custom and pre-packaged applications in a variety of languages.
The application areas to which Artefact could add significant value are endless.
In this paper we find that trampling effects on the artefact distribution at Petzkes Cave can be predicted from ceiling-height.
The little previous research on the effects of trampling on the horizontal distribution of artefacts may suggest that larger artefacts should be displaced further than smaller with a positive but statistically insignificant relationship between horizontal movement and artefact size (Nielson 1991: 490-93); the incidental results of Villa & Courtin (1983: 277) show an inverse relationship (also not significant) between lateral movement and artefact size.
mis-measurement or misidentification of artefact attributes leading to
The Working Party 21 on Corrosion of Archaeological and Historic Artefacts presents studies on conservation issues; analytical techniques for studying cultural heritage corrosion; specific alteration processes; on-site monitoring; and protection media, methods, and strategies.
on returning more than 10,000 Iraqi artefacts that are in the United States, by August 2014.
The Palestinian Police stopped more than 900 Islamic, Byzantine, and Romanian artefacts from leaving the country," said an official statement issued by the Palestinian Police.