Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Museum Secrets reveals the history behind historical objects

A museum can be the setting for exciting thrillers, and we’re not talking about the ones penned by Dan Brown. Museum Secrets, a six-part series on History Television, promises to uncover the mysteries and scandals of institutions such as the Vatican, the Louvre and Toronto’s Royal Ontario Museum. “We find stories that people don’t know,” says producer Robert Lang, who travelled across the world to investigate prehistoric British cannibalism and the murder of a pharaoh. “Behind every object, there’s a great story to tell. In every museum, there are millions of objects.” Melissa Leong went behind the scenes with curators at the ROM to learn about three mysterious objects and their stories.

Click here to read this article from The National Post

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