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JUDGE GREENLIGHTS A303 STONEHENGE UPGRADE BUT OPPONENTS PROMISE APPEAL

A High Court Judge has dismissed all but one of the grounds the Stonehenge Alliance argued to stop the Highways England plan to build a tunnel and dual carriageway...

CURSE OF SEKHEMKA STRIKES AGAIN AT NORTHAMPTON MUSEUM [OR IS IT JUST A REGUAR FINANCIAL CRISIS?]

Consultation over redundancies and end to role for specialist curators at Northampton Museum and Gallery. Twelve posts will go...

OLD MORT’S ALMANACK for 2024

It is a long whispered part of archaeological folklore that at midnight on Mid-Winter Eve 1935 Sir Mortimer...

Fix Cataloguing, Governance, Security & HR: Apart from that the British Museum is Fine, Review Finds

The British Museum has published the much anticipated and heavily redacted, results of its internal review of the...

The King’s Speech and Archaeology [A short story]

Thin pickings for the UK Heritage sector in the King's Speech.   Comedian and writer Alexei Sayle opened his set...

CBA ANNOUNCES EPIC NEW ARCHAEOLOGY SERIES

Concept art for the Council for British Archaeology's epic new drama. Following criticism that recent films such as "the Dig" and "the Lost King" did...

CONCERN AS METAL DETECTING RALLIES ADVERTISED CLOSE TO ARBOR LOW STONE CIRCLE & MULTI-PERIOD SITE IN SHROPSHIRE

Concern is growing among archaeologists that the organisers of commercial metal detecting rallies are becoming increasingly brazen in using their advertising to associate pay...

TREASURE ACT AMENDMENT: GAMECHANGER OR GAME OVER FOR REGULATING METAL DETECTING?

A canny application of Nudge Theory to save important archaeological artefacts for the nation's museums, or a case of the Emperors New Clothes which...

EXCLUSIVE: Kentucky Fried Shipwreck? The Real Story of the Discovery of HMS Gloucester, “Norfolk’s Mary Rose”

Lead Image: thePipeLine By Andy Brockman Billed by the University of East Anglia as "Norfolk's Mary Rose", in June 2022 there was near blanket coverage...

TV REVIEW: Apocalypse No! Graham Hancock’s “Ancient Apocalypse” [NETFLIX]

Lead Image: Public Domain via thePipeLineby Andy Brockman Mr Hancock has demeaned his reputation on television in order to make a large amount of...

POLICE PROBE ALLEGED DISAPPEARANCE OF TREASURE FINDS FROM LANCASHIRE MUSEUM

Lancashire Police are investigating a number of cases of artefacts reported missing while in the care of the Lancashire County Council museum service. ...