Monthly Archive: December Arch
#5Reasons to come to @ROMToronto this weekend!
So this weekend @ROMToronto? Kind of a big deal. On Saturday we’re covering all things archaeology and Sunday we’re doing the same with palaeontology. Maybe the two best ologies!
National Archaeology Day at the ROM!
ROM’s archaeologists at the Maya ruins of Ka’Kabish and Lamanai in Belize
Written by Chen Shen, Vice President, Senior Curator, Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology
Fact & Falsehood in Ancient Roman and Greek objects
This coming weekend at the ROM (June 9-10) we will have Ancient Rome and Greece Weekend! There will be re-enactors demonstrating and displaying arms and armour, ROM experts and objects, an archery range with more re-enactors, and a myriad of activities including make a lucky “bulla”, creating your own mosaic masterpiece and learning the game of “knucklebones”.
Archaeology Weekend Recap
Submitted by Chen Shen, Vice President, World Cultures
Meet an Archaeologist: Dan Rahimi
In celebration of Archaeology Weekend on April 14 and 15, we have interviewed a few ROM archaeologists. Dan Rahimi works in the Middle East studying the period around the beginnings of settled societies around 10 to 5 thousand years ago, he is also the ROM’s Vice President of Gallery Development.
ROM Goddesses on display for Archaeology Weekend
As part of Archaeology Weekend on April 14 and 15 we will be putting on a small display of objects from out of the ROM’s vaults. We are calling it Treasures of the Danube: Enigmatic Objects from Balkan Prehistory.
Meet an Archaeologist: Kay Sunahara
Archaeology Weekend: Meet your Museum Heroes!
I can’t wait for Archaeology Weekend (April 14 – 15). It’s REALLY going to be special. BUT! Before we get there, let me tell you a story!
A Magical Place named Wide Waters
On a chilly February evening, Dr. David Stuart of the University of Texas at Austin shared his enthusiasm for the Maya site of Palenque, and took the ROM audience to a very different time and place.