Ashmolean Museum

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Ashmolean Museum

(æʃˈməʊlɪən; ˌæʃməˈlɪən)
n
(Named Buildings) a museum, attached to Oxford University and founded in 1683, noted for its paintings and archaeological collections
[C19: named after Elias Ashmole (1617–92), English antiquary who donated the first collection]
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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at University of Oxford, England