Creator   •   Context   •   Audience/Purpose   •   Historical Significance

Who wrote the document or made the artifact?

Historians generally begin examining an artifact by asking questions about the item's creator. This enables the examiner to determine the creator's motivations for making the artifact. It also helps to classify the artifact within a particular time and place.


  1. Examine the artifact to the right in detail.
  2. Proceed to the next screen and analyze other similar masks.
  3. Choose the one that most resembles this artifact.