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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Exhibit cases waiting for artifact install - Pompeii at the ROM

A view of behind-the-scenes preparations for a major museum exhibit on the ancient Roman city buried by a volcano in 79 AD

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Lead curator Paul Denis in the finished Pompeii exhibit

Behind-the-scenes highlights from a year of exhibit planning at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto