Monthly Archive: December ROM
Toronto 2013: a fast paced, action packed city where we rarely stop to think about how its rich history has been masterfully included into the 21st century.
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).