ROM Ancient Cultures

From early human ancestors in China to the technological innovations of Mesopotamia to the global economy of ancient Rome, ancient cultures help us understand the diversity of human experience.ROM archaeologists excavate around the world. Back at the museum, our staff analyze and conserve the ROM’s artifact collections. And our broader community of archaeology enthusiasts and experts share insight and data globally. How can information about past cultures help us understand our present world and plan for the future? Get involved and be part of the conversation!

ROM Ancient Cultures explores the civilizations of the past and their relevance today.

 

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Archival photo c.1885 of artifacts from Cyprus, Tamassos- Frangissa excavation

Ancient votive sculptures from Cyprus - get the story behind the artifacts you will see in our March Break 2016 galleries this week.

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We're inviting 20 lucky social media savvy people to attend our Tattoos media preview on March 30th at 10 am.

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Dave Rudkin in the Raymond Quarry, 1984

Follow five of the ROM’s researchers and learn about what fascinates them, what questions are irking them and how their research helps us figure out the world.