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Posted: October 28, 2013 - 07:27 , by Rae Ostman
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ROM experts were joined by archaeologists from all over the GTA to celebrate new discoveries and ongoing projects at International Archaeology 2013.

Posted: October 23, 2013 - 15:28 , by Robert Mason
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In the 3rd century of the current era the term "Frank" was used by Romans and others to describe a group of Germanic tribes living in the Rhine valley. In the 4th century Franks settled within territory ruled by the Romans and were a recognised kingdom. After the fall of the Western Roman Empire the Frankish kingdom under their Merovingian kings spread over all of France (which to this day is named after this confederation of Germans).

Posted: October 21, 2013 - 16:00 , by Media Intern
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Twelve children and their families were welcomed at the ROM for an exclusive behind-the-scenes experience.

Posted: October 16, 2013 - 09:10 , by Katherine Dunnell
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A Diamond brooch made by the renowned Italian jewellery, house Bulgar, was selected by the Mineralogy department for the ScopifyROM project

Posted: October 15, 2013 - 16:39 , by David McKay
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Announcing the Doodle 4 Google contest for kids!

Posted: October 9, 2013 - 19:02 , by David McKay
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The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China’s Emperors is set to open at the ROM on March 8, 2014. This exhbition will give visitors insight into the Palace's history through approximately 250 treasures from the Palace Museum’s collection of over 1.5 million objects.

Posted: October 9, 2013 - 08:43 , by Robert Mason
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The Middle Eastern two-edged curved dagger is one of the most recognizable weapon forms. Typically it is known by the Arab term djanbīyya sometimes Anglicised as "jambiya", or also often the Arabic term khandjar, but these curved daggers are found across the Middle East.

Posted: October 8, 2013 - 10:30 , by Ryan Dodge
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A review of the new Scopify ROM app by Kris Abel (@realkrisabel)

Posted: October 7, 2013 - 11:55 , by Mary Burridge
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ROM ichthyology staff led an enthusiastic team of 25 volunteers into the Rouge River on September 14th and 15thfor some serious fish collecting during the 2013 Ontario BioBlitz at Rouge Park

Posted: October 4, 2013 - 12:28 , by David Rudkin
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Event highlights of the ROM’s popular bimonthly Rock, Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Meteorite Identification Clinics!