Artefact – An object of historical interest, such as an ancient pot or tool usually handmade by humans
The art was not made in a factory (artefact), it was made by hand many many years ago.
Examples of artefact in a sentence
Because the artefact was quite delicate, the archaeologist took great care in removing it from the soil.
The artefact I found in my backyard is an Indian arrowhead.