Monthly Archive: June 2013
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.
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).
As an archaeologist the main goal in my work is to understand the people of the past...
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.