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The Bible and Archaeology

What is the difference between an artifact and a relic?

An artifact is a physical piece of history that was made by humans. A relic is a physical piece of history that has the reputation of being associated with a known historic figure. The provenance is based on tradition. In the case of biblical relics, the relics are revered and prayed over by some believers.


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