an object made by someone in the past
firsthand information about people or events such as papers, documents, photographs, etc.
Text and/or artifacts that are not original, but based on something written originally (biographies, magazine articles, research papers).
spoken records, including stories, that have been passed from one generation to the next
the study of the physical characteristics of people and how they organize their societies
the study of the human past through artifacts
the time before written history