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 Series

This summer, the ROM welcomes the opening of the greatly anticipated special exhibition Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano. 1,935 years ago in southern Italy, the volcano Vesuvius erupted violently, with tremendous force and little warning.

Category: Event
ROM Speaks Series

This summer, the ROM welcomes the opening of the greatly anticipated special exhibition Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano. 1,935 years ago in southern Italy, the volcano Vesuvius erupted violently, with tremendous force and little warning.

Category: Event
ROM Speaks Series

This summer, the ROM welcomes the opening of the greatly anticipated special exhibition Pompeii: In the Shadow of the Volcano. 1,935 years ago in southern Italy, the volcano Vesuvius erupted violently, with tremendous force and little warning.