Top 5 ROM Blogs of 2013

Posted: December 24, 2013 - 11:10 , by Cheryl Fraser
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We’ve covered a range of stories on the blog over the last 12 months. From Ancient Egyptian cat mummies, to new apps, to landmark discoveries by our curators and tons in between.

This year we introduced new series that offered readers a closer look behind the scenes. Brian Boyle showed us what goes on inside the ROM’s photography studio and Robert Mason’s "Weapon Wednesday" are a few of the favourites. 

The top five most read ROM blogs of 2013 are:

1. Mesopotamia: The First Reviews Are In

Visitors exploring the Mesopotamia exhibition.

In June, at the opening of Mesopotamia, the print media was buzzing with critical acclaim for the exhibition.  Don’t miss it; Mesopotamia: Inventing Our World closes January 5, 2014.

2. DNA Reveals Possible Presence of Sasquatch in Northern Ontario

Faked photograph of a "Sasquatch crossing" road sign.

ROM Biodiversity had a little fun for April Fools.

3. LEGO Maya Pyramid building for ROM March Break

An archival photograph of a Mayan pyramid.

Who doesn’t want to learn more about the mysterious Maya temples of Central America?

4. The Cat’s Tomb

The cat mummy display in the ROM's Egypt Galleries.

Turns out the Internet loves both cats and Ancient Egypt.

5. Scopify This!

A view of the new mobile app in action.

If you haven’t downloaded the new Scopify App yet, get it before your next visit. You won’t regret it.

Thank you to all our readers and happy holidays!  

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