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
Huron pottery from ROM's New World Archaeology collection

Back in October, we posted the first in a series of blog entries dedicated to ROM curator, Craig Cipolla’s collaborative research project with Wyandot artists Richard Zane Smith and Catherine Tammaro entitled, “Remembering Ancient Pottery Traditions.” We encourage readers to look...

Category: Event

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Celebrate 2017, The Year of the Rooster, at the Royal Ontario Museum. Discover the mysteries and the wonders of Ancient China in this interactive tour. You will have an opportunity to handle some authentic artifacts from the ROM's teaching collections.

Category: Event

Exclusively for ROM Members. Registraton is required. Space is limited.

Celebrate 2017, The Year of the Rooster, at the Royal Ontario Museum. Discover the mysteries and the wonders of Ancient China in this interactive tour. You will have an opportunity to handle some authentic artifacts from the ROM's teaching collections.