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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Elias Ashmole, an eminent English antiquary (1617–92), who founded the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford University in 1679.


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  • In the course of an afternoon, you feel that you have encountered, albeit glancingly, the whole of human cultural history.ashmolean. org

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