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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! 

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 14:58 , by Courtney Murfin
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Interpretive Planner, Courtney Murfin, shares her experience and input in developing the ROM's Scopify mobile app.

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 12:33 , by Ryan Dodge
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This morning our friends at Kensington Communications launched a new app at the museum.

Posted: October 1, 2013 - 11:38 , by Kevin Seymour
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In July, ROM Assistant Curator Dr. Kevin Seymour offered an enthusiastic group of 25 ROM members a guided tour of the famous fossil site at Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto’s Don Valley. Beautiful weather was the order of the day (after days of rain), giving all participants an enjoyable if somewhat muddy outing.

Posted: September 30, 2013 - 09:40 , by Ryan Dodge
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Recently we had a visit from Karla Courtney and her son Marshall who run an internationally awarded blog, The [Tiny} Times (www.tinytimes.com).

Posted: September 26, 2013 - 14:45 , by Deepali Dewan
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The landmark exhibit “Genesis” just closed at the Royal Ontario Museum. An “Activation Area” in the exhibit invited visitors to engage with issues at a personal level...

Posted: September 25, 2013 - 16:17 , by Janet Carding
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Following an extensive international search, the Museum has hired Dr. Xerxes Mazda as Deputy Director, Engagement.