Monthly Archive: December Coll
Bird's-Eye View of the Capital City, Inspired by Emperor Longing's Poems. This large hanging scroll is presented as the first artwork located at the entrance to the exhibition Forbidden City: Inside Court of China's Emperor.
A look at an Imperial Yellow Bowl from the Ming Dynasty, now on display in The Forbidden City: Inside Court of China's Emperor.
In celebration of the vernal equinox and the upcoming ROM publication of a field guide of butterflies of Ontario, we'd like to show you some beautiful butterfly specimens.
An account of an ancient Greek helmet excavated by George Nugent-Grenville, 2nd Baron Nugent of Carlanstown, on the Plain of Marathon in 1834.
Dr. Kenneth Lapatin, an expert in ancient ivory and gold statues, talks about the ROM's ‘Minoan’ goddess in a Google+ Hangout. His research and publications about the suspect Minoan ivory figurines prompted the ROM to reconsider the display of their own ‘icon’.
All the wonderful artifcats from the ROM’s upcoming blockbuster exhibition, The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors, have finally arrived from Beijing's Palace Museum!
A Diamond brooch made by the renowned Italian jewellery, house Bulgar, was selected by the Mineralogy department for the ScopifyROM project.
A look at a cast bronze sword hilt, acquired before 1910 in Cairo by Charles Currelly and presently in the Eaton Gallery of Rome.