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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Category: Blog Post
Gallery shot of Eye of the Beholder with collar and relief sculpture in foreground under spotlight, W. Garfield Weston Exhibition Hall

A look at the ROM's massive collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, specifically those from the Armana collection.

Category: Video

Join the Manager of Children's Programs, Jovanna Scorsone and ROM Educators Jacques Lavoie and Gayle Gibson as they discuss the resources available to teachers at the museum. This hangout talks specifically about how our handling collection can help teachers augment their curriculum offerings. For more info, visit: http://www.rom.on.ca/en/education

Category: Blog Post
ROM Game Jam participants gather for a group photo

August 9-11, the ROM Ancient Cultures team hosted the museum's very first Game Jam.