Ashmolean Museum


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Ashmolean Museum:

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, 1617–92, English archaeologist and antiquary. He made exhaustive antiquarian studies, especially The Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the Order of the Garter (1672) and The Antiquities of Berkshire (3 vol., 1719).
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The John Ruskin's Oxford teaching collection, now in the Ashmolean Museum, can be browsed online (7).
In 2005, Prince Sultan, the late crown prince, gave Au2 million (SR 12 million) to the Ashmolean Museum.
But Oxford, a four-hour drive from Huddersfield, is far more than just a university town, even though it has led to such institutions as the Ashmolean Museum, the Radcliffe Camera - the earliest English example of a circular library - and the Bodleian Library, which has a copy of every book ever published.
That project provoked much of the discussion but comparisons were drawn from the current development of Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum and from elsewhere in Britain and overseas (James 2009, 2010).
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, situated in Oxford, England, was the world's first ever university museum.
This technology is currently being used in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and it has recently been tested in the British Museum and in the National Gallery.
In the mid-1980s an emerging discipline came into its own with a conference at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, publication of the conference proceedings, and the first issue of a journal devoted to the history of collections.
From here it was a short walk to Ashmolean Museum, founded in 1683, the world's oldest public museum.
IN 1683 THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM IN OXFORD, ENGLAND opened its doors as the first public museum in the world.
This vast archaeological site is the village where Sir Arthur Evans, then director of Oxford's Ashmolean Museum, found proof that the mythical ancient civilisation of Crete really existed.
For Grandparents Admire the amazing paintings, coins, musical instruments, antiques and a must-see Egyptian exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum.
The Ashmolean Museum, one of the oldest and most famous museums of the world, had made a request to Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz to support the project of establishing the Hall of Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz for the Islamic Heritage.