Monthly Archive: December Coll
An account of an ancient Greek helmet excavated by George Nugent-Grenville, 2nd Baron Nugent of Carlanstown, on the Plain of Marathon in 1834.
Dr. Kenneth Lapatin, an expert in ancient ivory and gold statues, talks about the ROM's ‘Minoan’ goddess in a Google+ Hangout. His research and publications about the suspect Minoan ivory figurines prompted the ROM to reconsider the display of their own ‘icon’.
All the wonderful artifcats from the ROM’s upcoming blockbuster exhibition, The Forbidden City: Inside the Court of China's Emperors, have finally arrived from Beijing's Palace Museum!
A Diamond brooch made by the renowned Italian jewellery, house Bulgar, was selected by the Mineralogy department for the ScopifyROM project.
A look at a cast bronze sword hilt, acquired before 1910 in Cairo by Charles Currelly and presently in the Eaton Gallery of Rome.
The ROM recently acquired several Himba (from the northwestern Kuenene Region of Namibia) accessories and garments collected by Paul Welhauser, the founder of Nharo!
A look at the ROM's massive collection of Ancient Egyptian artifacts, specifically those from the Armana collection.