Monthly Archive: December coll
Life of an Isis statue, Bequest Sir Robert Mond, ROM
948.34.41, Seated Isis, was brought to conservation in 1994 for examination and cleaning.
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”.
Meteorite of the Month: Oriented Nose Cone
By Brendt C. Hyde and Ian Nicklin
Ultimate Dinosaurs Sneak Peek: Giants From Gondwana
By Ian Morrison, Technician, Vertebrate Palaeontology
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.
Biodiversity Series wins award!
Last week, the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects recognized the City of Toronto Biodiversity Series of booklets with their Service to the Environment award. The award is “In recognition of the recipient’s ongoing contribution in supporting sensitive, sustainable stewardship of the environment.”
Science, Art and Technology: An Interview with Deborah Samuel
Jade-Foolery: How to Recognize Minerals Disguised as Jade
March Break visitors inspect the minerals before deciding if they are jade.