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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International Archaeology Day Lecture
Celebrate International Archaeology Day with archaeologist Susan Pfeiffer, as she examines methods of working collaboratively with Indigenous communities to enhance our understanding of...

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Find out how archaeologists are handling the challenges posed by warfare, and some unexpected outcomes that have emerged from these catastrophic situations.  

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Free. RSVP Required.
ROM Admission is not included.