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.

 

What's New

Category: Podcast

Contexts: Lectures at the ROM

Gayle Gibson

Learning Department, Royal Ontario Museum

Recorded February 26, 2014

Category: Podcast

Dr. Richard Zettler

Department Chair, Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, University of Pennsylvannia

Associate Curator In Charge, Penn Mueum

Recorded on December 12, 2013

 

Category: Blog Post
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"Team Keall"--University of Toronto students Daira Szostak and Nicole Marcogliese--have been working on the archives of ROM archaeologist Ed Keall. Here, Daira shares some of the fascinating records they've found related to the ROM's excavations at Qal'eh-i Yazdigird in the 1970s.