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Posted: 3 juillet 2014 à 16 h 14 , by David Evans
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@ROMPalaeo Triceratops Dig Week 2: June 20-June 27

Posted: 3 juillet 2014 à 15 h 12 , by Ryan Godfrey
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On Friday June 27th, I manned the Botanical Battlestation in the Schad Gallery for a Friday Night Live feast of strange, symbolic and sexual plant specimens.

Posted: 29 juin 2014 à 9 h 38 , by Robert Mason
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Despite there being almost 1,400 years of occupation at Deir Mar Musa, strangely the overwhelming majority of the pottery found at the site can be assigned to the "Mamluk" period. The period of Mamluk rule in Greater Syria (1260-1516) generally reflects an archaeological horizon that post-dates the destruction of the great ceramic production centre at al-Raqqa,  and Eastern Syria became a wasteland on the border with the Mongol Ilkhanate dynasty of Iran, leaving Damascus as the sole producer of elite quality under-glaze painted stone-paste bodied ceramics.

Posted: 26 juin 2014 à 11 h 38 , by Jaime Clifton-Ross
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In celebration of Canada Day and Canadian Heritage Week (July 1st - July 7th) this post will relfect on the rich heritage and history embedded within our maple leaf. 

Posted: 24 juin 2014 à 15 h 22 , by Amanda Girgis
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Fashion forms culture, history and identity – and likewise fashion can be formed by its function in our daily lives. Our new exhibition, Fashion Follows Form invites Members to think critically about the relationship between function and fashion, in particular it’s inclination to favour form over function.  

Posted: 23 juin 2014 à 12 h 23 , by Amanda Girgis
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The Royal Ontario Museum treated its Members to a private lecture on The Making of The Forbidden City. Hosted in the Signy and Cléophée Eaton Theatre, over 200 ROM Members were in attendance. Dr. Chen Shen and David Hollands – two of the many masterminds behind our current blockbuster exhibition, spent the morning walking Members though the complex and in depth process of curating an exhibition of this magnitude and exquisite nature.

Posted: 23 juin 2014 à 11 h 30 , by Deepali Dewan
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Posted: 23 juin 2014 à 11 h 29 , by Ryan Dodge
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Join us on July 16th at 2pm EST for our next Google+ Hangout on Air as we chat about the new ROM Field Guide to Butterflies of Ontario!

Posted: 23 juin 2014 à 10 h 29 , by Tim Dickinson
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Deb Metsger and I are on the train coming back from Montréal where we attended the 50th Anniversary meeting of the Canadian Botanical Association.

Posted: 23 juin 2014 à 10 h 26 , by David Evans
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For the past week, a small crew from the Royal Ontario Museum’s palaeontology division has been excavating a Triceratops site on private ranchland in Harding County, South Dakota.