Thursday, 1 December 2011
The Ashmolean's New Galleries of Ancient Egypt and Nubia are Fabulous.
This £5 million project has received lead support form Lord Sainsbury's Linbury Trust along with Selz Foundation and other trusts and individuals.
The Ashmolean is open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-6pm, has free admission and can be found a bus ride away from Swindon on Route 66, well bus number 66. It's situated 5 minutes from the bus station on Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH
T 01865 278 000 www.ashmolean.org
There is also a Claude Lorrain exhibition entitled 'The Enchanted Landscape' running from 6Oct-8Jan. Entry fee to this is £5 until 13December, after that, it's £9/£7
The limestone piece above was part of a beautifully carved wall.