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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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By Mary Burridge, Assistant Curator of Ichthyology

Posted: October 4, 2013 - 12:28 , by David Rudkin
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By Dave Rudkin, Assistant Curator – Invertebrate Paleontology

Posted: October 2, 2013 - 14:58 , by Courtney Murfin
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By Courtney Murfin, Interpretive Planner

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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By Kevin Seymour

Photos by I-Cheng Chen and Jasmine Lin

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 as hired Dr. Xerxes Mazda as Deputy DIrector, Engagement.