A religious/cultural artefact is an object that can have religious, cultural or personal significance. All religious traditions have objects that are used in worship, festivals, rites of passage, or as daily reminders to followers of their beliefs, their traditions, and their identity.
Religious artefacts are an important and exciting resource for pupils of all ages, as they explore religious beliefs and practices. Their use needs to be planned carefully so that children can benefit by careful observation and open questions that encourage them to think and reflect upon their learning
Types of Artifact
- Historical & Cultural. Historic and cultural items such as a historic relic or work of art.
- Media. Media such as film, photographs or digital files that are valued for their creative or information content.
- Knowledge. …