Christopher Siwicki

Up until the late nineteenth century, Rome’s forum—the political center of the ancient Roman world and now one of the most visited sites in the city—was still hidden, buried under meters of debris…
Roman ruins are not normally found in the buildings of insurance companies. Yet in the Rome headquarters of Enpam—the National Insurance and Assistance Body for Doctors and Dentists—visitors descend…
In ancient Rome, bathing was a staple, not a luxury. Bath buildings are one of the most frequently encountered types of structure at archeological sites across the Roman world, from the Middle East…
Mosaics adorned the floors, walls, and ceilings of public and domestic buildings. The best mosaics go beyond mere decoration; they are masterpieces of design and execution.
Although there are innumerable monuments and open archaeological areas across Rome, most of the ancient city still lies underneath the modern one, making it very difficult to get an overall sense of…
In December 2020, a competition was announced to design a new floor for the famous ancient arena. The winning entry, announced in May 2021, is by the Italian engineering practice Milan Ingegneria.
The French occupation of Rome is the subject of a new exhibition in the city—Napoleon and the Myth of Rome (curated by Claudio Parisi Presicce, Massimiliano Munzi, Simone Pastor, and Nicoletta…
As Rome again emerges from lockdown and the city’s archaeological sites and museums reopen, a new exhibition is on show at the Colosseum. Rome’s famous amphitheater is host to Pompei 79 d.C. Una…