Display of found objects, Tate Thames Dig, 1999

Further reading

Grinke, Paul, From Wunderkammer to Museum, Oxford and London 1984

Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean, Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge, London 1992 ( ISBN: 0-415-07031-7)

Impey, Oliver, and MacGregor, Arthur (eds) The Origins of the Museum, 1985 (ISBN: 1-84232-132-3)

MacGregor, Arthur Ark to Ashmolean, Oxford c1983 ( ISBN: 0907849024)

MacGregor, Arthur (ed), The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 2001 ( ISBN: 1-85444-149-3)

Mauries, Patrick, Cabinets of Curiosities, London 2002 (ISBN: 0-500-51091-1)

Putnam, James, Art and Artifact: Museums as Medium, London 2001 ( ISBN: 0-500-23790-5)

Related sites:

The Ashmolean Museum: The Tradescant Collection
The Pitt Rivers Museum: The Collections