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Iconic: Tagish Lake Meteorite

Iconic: Tagish Lake Meteorite

The ultimate deep-space time capsule, this small black rock plummeted from space carrying organic material dating back 4.5 billion years. Much of the meteorite remains frozen in the Royal Ontario Museum's vaults for research, but a sizable piece, on display in the Teck Suite of Galleries:

Artist Talk: Dan Perjovschi

Artist Talk: Dan Perjovschi

On February 17, 2010, Dan Perjovschi spoke at the Royal Ontario Museum. Following his week-long stay drawing directly on the walls of the ICC's Roloff Beny Gallery, Perjovschi shared his thoughts on his work, his practice, and his experiences of working in museums and galleries all over the

Conversations with Archaeologists: Roberta Shaw

Conversations with Archaeologists: Roberta Shaw

Roberta Shaw, Assistant Curator of Egyptology at the Royal Ontario Museum, talks about how she got into Egyptology, projects she has completed in her career, and her favourite object at the ROM. This unique video series, Conversations with Archaelogists and Researchers, explores the careers and

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dr. Peter Storck

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dr. Peter Storck

Dr. Peter Storck, ROM Archaeologist and author of Journey to the Ice Age, discusses his contributions to the study of Paleo-Indians, the first people to migrate into Ontario. This unique video series, Conversations with Archaelogists and Researchers, explores the careers and experiences of five

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dr. Dan Bahat

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dr. Dan Bahat

Former District Archaeologist of Jerusalem and current professor at Bar-Llan University and St. Michael's College at University of Toronto, Dr. Dan Bahat talks about his renowned archaeological career. This unique video series, Conversations with Archaelogists and Researchers, explores the

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dan Rahimi

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dan Rahimi

Dan Rahimi, Vice President of Gallery Development at the Royal Ontario Museum and archaeologist, talks about his archaeological career and what he believes to be the focus of archaeology. This unique video series, Conversations with Archaelogists and Researchers, explores the careers and

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dr. Eileen Schuller

Conversations with Archaeologists: Dr. Eileen Schuller

Dr. Eileen Schuller, scholar and professor at McMaster University, talks about her personal journey as a Dead Sea Scrolls researcher and the opportunities she has had along the way. This unique video series, Conversations with Archaelogists and Researchers, explores the careers and experiences of

Fact? or Fiction? 2009

Fact? or Fiction? 2009

Fact? or Fiction? 2009 was another roaring success! The annual guessing game and fundraising event helps support the ROM research endowment fund. For one evening each year, devious curatorial staff attempt to outwit participants at a game of Fact? or Fiction?. Visit www.rom.on.ca/factorfiction for

Iconic: Cleopatra

Iconic: Cleopatra

This granite bust is most likely a representation of one of history's most famous women, Cleopatra, and is a Royal Ontario Museum iconic object. Only three pieces of Ptolemaic sculpture like this exist in the world today. This one is on display in the Galleries of Africa: Egypt.

Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead at ROM

Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead at ROM

Travel to Egypt, the land where the Book of the Dead of Amen-em-hat was written over 2,300 years ago and uncover the story of this mystical scroll. Acquired in Egypt in the early 20th century by the Royal Ontario Museum and brought back to Toronto, most of this beautiful papyrus scroll has remained