All Online Collections

Listed alphabetically.

Allen Aerial Photographs

Online collection of aerial photographs taken by Major George Allen (1891-1940)

Ancient Cyprus in the Ashmolean Museum

An in-depth look at some of the Ashmolean's Ancient Cypriot collections

Ancient Near Eastern Terracottas (ANET)

Catalogue of the Museum's collection of Near Eastern terracottas

Anglo-Saxon Discovery

A journey through Anglo-Saxon life and teaching using the Ashmolean's collections

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Arthur Evans Archive (Knossos excavations)

An archive of the archaeological records and papers of Sir Arthur Evans (Keeper of the Ashmolean Museum, 1884-1908), many relating to his excavations at the Bronze Age site of Knossos ...

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Artists Under Fire

An online display to mark Remembrance Day 2014 and the centenary of the First World War. It includes a range of images that reveal the effects of the war on soldiers and civilians alike, as seen through the eyes of contemporary artists.

Brass Rubbings Collection

Online Catalogue of brass rubbings held by the Ashmolean

British Archaeological and Antiquarian Collections Online

Online Database of objects in the British Archaeological and Antiquarian Collections

British Archaeology

Online resource for the Ashmolean's British Archaeological and Antiquarian Collections

Burgon Archive Project

A series of watercolour paintings of Greek antiquities by Thomas Burgon (1787-1858), a merchant who traded between London, Greece, and Turkey, which he gave to the Ashmolean ...

Collections Highlights

Highlights of the departmental collections

Creswell Archive

A photographic archive of medieval Islamic architecture photographed by Professor K.A.C. Creswell.

Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI): Online

An online database of 2480 inscribed objects in the collections of the Department of Antiquities

E.T. Leeds: Archives & Artefacts

The work of pioneering archaeologist, E. T. Leeds, focusing on Anglo-Saxon Oxfordshire

Eastern Art Online

The Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

Finger Ring Collection

Online Resource for the Western Art's collection of Finger Rings

Iraq - Navel of the World

Highlights of the Ashmolean's collection of ancient and pre-modern Iraqi objects

Julia Margaret Cameron Collection

Collection of Photographs by Julia Margaret Cameron

Oxfordshire's Historic Archives

Documentary Archives from 1870 to 1950 relating to Oxfordshire's archaeology

Paintings Collection

Online searchable database of the Ashmolean's Paintings Collection


Ceramics online @ the Ashmolean

Rembrandt Collection

Online collection of works by, or after Rembrandt.

Riley Aerial Photographs

The online collection of aerial photographs of D.N.Riley

Roman Provincial Coinage

Website to make accessible the ten most important collections of provincial coinage of the Roman Empire.

Ruskin: The Elements of Drawing

The Elements of Drawing is a searchable and browsable online version of , John Ruskin's Teaching Collection.

Silver Collection

Online Resource based on the Silver Catalogue

Sir Arthur Evans Archive

An overview catalogue of the Archive of Sir Arthur Evans

Sir John Evans Centenary Project

Archive and collections of Sir John Evans (1823-1908), the eminent archaeologist and numismatist.

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Sir John Evans' Lake-Dwelling Collection

An in-depth look at the collection of material acquired by John Evans

Stonehenge and the Ashmolean

Material from Stonehenge held by the Ashmolean Museum and discussion of the historical interest of this collection

The Anthony Ray Collection of Tiles

English Delftware tiles from the collection of Dr Anthony Ray, F.S.A. (1926-2009)


Paving-tile Watercolours Online

Timepieces Collection

Online collection of Timepieces [Under development]

Tradescant Collection

Information and material from the founding Tradescant collection.

Western Art Drawings Collection

The French, Italian, Russian, Blake, Lear and George Jones and 19th-century German drawings are currently online.

Western Art Prints Collection

On-line collection of 15th and 16th century Italian prints