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.

 

Latest News

Category: Blog Post
Using an iPhone with the Scopify app on the Larnyx.

Interpretive Planner, Courtney Murfin, shares her experience and input in developing the ROM's Scopify mobile app.

Category: Blog Post
Romano-Egyptian sword hilt number 910.175.328 (ROM Photography)

A look at a cast bronze sword hilt, acquired before 1910 in Cairo by Charles Currelly and presently in the Eaton Gallery of Rome.

Category: Podcast

In this fascinating talk world renowned Egyptologist Barry Kemp discusses the most recent discoveries at Amarna, the enigmatic ancient Egyptian capital of controversial Pharaoh Akhenaten.

As the Director of the Amarna Trust, Professor Kemp has dedicated his life to uncovering the history of the site where King Tutankhamun spent his childhood.