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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ROM Members only.

Please join us for a special viewing of Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano on Friday, June 12, 10 am to 6 pm (last entry 5 pm).  This extraordinary exhibition will present more than 200 evocative objects that tell the dramatic story of Pompeii, an ancient Roman city frozen in time by ash and debris that...

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REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Space is limited.  ROM Members only.

ROM Members are invited to Pompeii: The Making of an Exhibition, an exclusive lecture by exhibition curators Katherine Dunnell and Kate Cooper.  They will share the dramatic story of an ancient...

Category: Event

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  Space is limited.  ROM Members only.

ROM Members are invited to Pompeii: The Making of an Exhibition, an exclusive lecture by exhibition curators Paul Denis and Katherine Dunnell. They will share the dramatic story of an ancient civilization frozen in time...