Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum
(infml the Ashmolean)
a museum in Oxford, England. It is the oldest public museum in Britain, and was opened by Elias Ashmole in 1683. It has important collections of paintings and archaeological objects such as ancient Greek sculptures and coins.

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  • Ashmolean Museum — Der klassizistische Haupteingang des Ashmolean Museum Das gegenwärtige Ashmolean Museum (Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology) ist ein 1845 in Oxford als University Gallery erbautes Museum. Seit 1894 ist darin die Ashmolean Sammlung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Ashmolean Museum — Ash|mo|le|an Mu|se|um the Ashmolean Museum also the Ashmolean a famous ↑museum of ancient history and ↑archaeology in Oxford, England, which also contains important collections of paintings, jewellery, historical documents etc …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology — ▪ museum, Oxford, England, United Kingdom       one of the four museums of the University of Oxford and the oldest public museum of art, archaeology, and natural history in Great Britain. It was established to house collections donated to the… …   Universalium

  • Ashmolean Museum — /ˌæʃmoʊliən mjuˈziəm/ (say .ashmohleeuhn myooh zeeuhm) noun a museum at Oxford University, England, with noted art and archaeological collections. {named after Elias Ashmole, 1617–92, English antiquary who founded it} …  

  • Ashmolean Museum —  Oxford, England …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Ashmolean Museum — …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) Ashmolean Museum — the Ashmolean Museum [the Ashmolean Museum] (infml the Ashmolean) a museum in ↑Oxford, England. It is the oldest public museum in Britain, and was opened by Elias Ashmole in …   Useful english dictionary

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