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Diego Boneta with Tom Rankin

Digging with Diego

August 1, 2017

Had a great time yesterday hanging out with Scream Queens star Diego Boneta.  Here’s a little video we made in the archaeological site in the Forum (click the title or the…

A Day in the Dig

July 23, 2017

Here is a short video I made at the excavation I am working on this summer in the Roman Forum, with ISAR (The International Society for Archaeology, Art and Architecture of Rome) www.isarome.org…

What’s on in Rome this Summer

July 9, 2017

People have been writing to ask me about special events around Rome this summer, so here is my hastily drafted list of a few exhibits I’ve seen recently. Again this…