The correct answer is man-made object.
A. naturally occurring mineral
C. ornamented item
D. man-made object
The correct answer is (D) A man-made object, particularly a primitive tool, vessel, or weapon; any object made with skill by man, especially one intended for reuse. A simple, man-made object, that gives evidence of an ancient culture.
Artifact comes from Latin arte+ factum (object made with skill).
Examples of use:
- One of the artifacts was probably a fragment of a clay pot.
- The site of the dig yielded a great number of artifacts.