artefactual

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artefactual

adjective
(1) Referring to something produced by human hands.
(2) Referring to an inaccurate finding, deviation or alteration of electronic readout or morphology due to some form of systemic error.
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We encourage laboratorians to report findings of artefactually increased sex hormone results.
Some support for this proposal comes from the distribution of the artefacts; the 'floors' both above and below the 20-ft horizon are artefactually poor, with very low densities occurring at the lowest, 35 ft level (Smith 1916).
Artefactually some southern Scandinavian types like flint axes and pottery are found, whilst typologies are developed that are based on local types (Nygaard 1989; Naeroy 1993).
Some of them should sometimes be archaeologically identifiable, skeletally and/or artefactually and/or iconographically.
The sites and their contents are artefactually rich - note the densities on Figures 5 & 6 - and well-preserved, with animal species identification down to the 3 mm sieve fractions of over 20% in some sites.