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Posted: June 13, 2013 - 13:37 , by Maxine Kauter
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Gallery text is everywhere, but where does it come from?

Posted: June 13, 2013 - 10:48 , by Sarah Fee
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In the 19th century, cloth was big business in East Africa. From present-day Somalia down to Mozambique, the whole eastern half of the continent was experiencing an economic boom as it exported elephant ivory, slaves, aromatics and spices to Asia, Europe, and North America. With their newfound wealth, East African consumers largely sought to acquire foreign cloth and beads.

Posted: June 12, 2013 - 16:40 , by Kate Cooper
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FInd out about two new displays that have been set up in the level 3 galleries for Ancient Rome and Greece Weekend (June 15th & 16th 2013).

Posted: June 12, 2013 - 10:35 , by Robert Mason
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So in my project to recreate the equipment of a 3rd century Roman soldier from Dura-Europos, following the creation of the sword, I next moved on to the dagger. Little seems to be known about the daggers used by soldiers in the Roman World of the 3rd century AD.

Posted: June 11, 2013 - 10:38 , by Kay Sunahara
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Student interns are a vital part of behind-the-scenes throughout the ROM...

Posted: June 10, 2013 - 15:45 , by Maxine Kauter
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Get ready for an insider's look at the ROM from someone who's usually very far outside of it.

Posted: June 6, 2013 - 14:59 , by Robert Mason
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The sword is one of the definitive weapons of the Roman soldier...

Posted: June 6, 2013 - 12:03 , by Robert Mason
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As an archaeologist the main goal in my work is to understand the people of the past...

Posted: June 6, 2013 - 09:46 , by Brennan Caverhill
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Authored by Mandy Karch.

The Ontario Road Ecology Group (OREG) has been working to protect biodiversity from the threats of roads through research, policy and stewardship initiatives with our partners.  The Heart Lake Road in Brampton cuts through protected wetland complexes, and OREG has been there to help.

Posted: June 5, 2013 - 18:04 , by April Hawkins
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Last Monday the ROM hosted a sold-out lecture by Dr. Zahi Hawass in our Currelly gallery...