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Solomon’s House

5 September 2000 – 8 December 2002

Solomons House exhibition [1]The title of the exhibition which displays some of these finds, ‘Solomon’s House in Oxford’, is a reminder of the programme of learning and improvement within which the building was first conceived. Francis Bacon’s vision of ‘Solomon’s House’ as a institution for advancing natural knowledge and applying it for the benefit of mankind had a powerful influence in the seventeenth century and was emulated in a number of projects and institutions.

Solomon’s House in Oxford: New Finds from the First Museum [1]

Archaeological finds discovered during building work in 1999.

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