This site comprises material I wish to make available to the web, I also have an official web-presence at my places of employment at the Royal Ontario Museum and the University of Toronto's Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilisations. Here is a list of my publications.
Thin Section Petrology Data & Image Bank - by: Robert B. J. Mason & Kay S. Sunahara
Syllabi: My courses at the University of Toronto
Materials and Industries of the Ancient and Medieval Middle East: (NMC369H)
Polarized-light Microscopy in Archaeology: (NMC 462Y)
Medieval Middle Eastern Ceramics: (NMC464H)
Course Materials: Read it and weep
Shine Like the Sun: this is my book - link to the publisher's website.
How to write an essay: If you are going to write an essay for me, this will tell you what it should look like.
Ceramics, an Overview: A handout-sized piece about ceramic technology - good for last minute revision.
Ancient Near Eastern Seals: A handout for Materials and Industries of the Ancient and Medieval Middle East (NMC 369H)
Rogue's Gallery: People and places who have had the misfortune to get in the way of my camera
The ROM Traction Trebuchet, First Trial, June 2002