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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Ancient Greece, Canadian Art, Dinosaurs, and Wildlife Photography - each week ROM experts take one theme and run with it! Included with Museum admission.

Included with Museum Admission. Activities 11 am - 3 pm

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Mummy Board (painted wood), 3rd Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, Egypt, 1069 - 945 BC

Learn about Ancient Egypt and their rich story telling past! Today also features the only public showing of the Canadian Opera Company's 'The Scorpions' Sting: An Egyptian Myth'. After the show make sure to head to our Ancient Egyptian Gallery to learn even more about myths and touch artifacts thousands of years old.

Included with Museum admission.
Activities 11 am - 3 pm unless otherwise noted.

Category: Event
Ancient Greece, Canadian Art, Dinosaurs, and Wildlife Photography - each week ROM experts take one theme and run with it! Included with Museum admission.

All over the world institutions are hosting events to celebrate the Archaeological Institute of America’s International Archaeology Day on October 18th 2014.  Join us at the ROM and take part too!