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.

 

What's New

Category: Event
ROM Speaks Art

Jade: China's Immortal Stone
Discover why jade has played a key role in Chinese psyche and society with international scholar Dr. Jenny F. So, as she presents the complex, multi-layered meanings of jade that have developed over millennia.

Category: Event
Mithraic relief

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Please call the Programs Department at 416.586.5797 to be placed on the waiting list.

Workshop also offered on April 23, 2017

Category: Blog Post
Archival photo c.1885 of artifacts from Cyprus, Tamassos- Frangissa excavation

Ancient votive sculptures from Cyprus - get the story behind the artifacts you will see in our March Break 2016 galleries this week.