An Archaeologist at an Antiquity Site, ready to excavate an artifact.

After you excavate, you may choose between one of two Artifacts to discover.

In Civilization VI, Archaeology deals with Artifact Artifacts that are extracted from Antiquity Site Antiquity Sites and Shipwreck Shipwrecks using Archaeologists and then taken to Archaeological Museums. These Artifact Artifacts can be kept for Culture Culture and Tourism Tourism bonuses, or traded with other civilizations.

Artifacts by era[edit | edit source]

Era Slot icon Artifacts
Ancient Artifact Ancient (Civ6).png Javelin (Civ6).png
Javelin
Mask (Civ6).png
Mask
Mummy (Civ6).png
Mummy
Scroll (Civ6).png
Scroll
Stone Tablet (Civ6).png
Stone Tablet
Classical Artifact Classical (Civ6).png Amphora (Civ6).png
Amphora
Aspis (Civ6).png
Aspis
Axe (Civ6).png
Axe
Bracelet (Civ6).png
Bracelet
Mosaic (Civ6).png
Mosaic
Medieval Artifact Medieval (Civ6).png Chalice (Civ6).png
Chalice
Longsword (Civ6).png
Longsword
Plate Mail (Civ6).png
Plate Mail
Signet Ring (Civ6).png
Signet Ring
Silver Coin (Civ6).png
Silver Coin
Renaissance Artifact Renaissance (Civ6).png Astrolabe (Civ6).png
Astrolabe
Doubloon (Civ6).png
Doubloon
Earring (Civ6).png
Earring
Fresco (Civ6).png
Fresco
Halberd (Civ6).png
Halberd
Industrial Artifact Industrial (Civ6).png Broadsheet (Civ6).png
Broadsheet
Clock (Civ6).png
Clock
Flintlock Pistol (Civ6).png
Flintlock Pistol
Map (Civ6).png
Map
Necklace (Civ6).png
Necklace

See also[edit | edit source]

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