"The artifacts would be designed to make the process of accessing the information clear with instructions in multiple languages or hieroglyphics"
So I can see it now.....
Person of the Future: "Oh What's this artifact?"
Clippy: "Hi I am Clippy, your personal artifact assistant. Would you like to see the instructions in English?"
Clippy: "I understand you are trying to write a letter, can I be of assistance?"
PF: "All hail Clippy!"