OPINION

NORTHAMPTON: THE MUSEUM SEKHEMKA [AND AN ANONYMOUS COLLECTOR] BUILT

Historian Mike Ingram takes a look at the newly refurbished Northampton Museum and Gallery and asks if the money from the controversial sale of the statue of Sekhemka by...

The CONTEXT: Portsmouth Plan Offers Archaeologists & Metal Detectorists a New Start

The CONTEXT is thePipeLine's new opinion feature. To open the series we asked a leading finds...

OLD MORT’S ALMANACK FOR 2020

Every year since 2015 thePipeLine has broken the omerta which binds the most senior practitioners of archaeology in...

FAILURE TO CONFRONT FAKE HISTORY HELPS FEED THE HATRED WHICH LED TO CHRISTCHURCH AND EL PASO

by Andy Brockman Archaeologists, real and fictional have an honourable cultural tradition of fighting the fake history and racial...

The E-Word: Evidence for how a Johnson Government might impact on Archaeology and Heritage

by Andy BrockmanAt last Thursday's General Election, Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson won an unexpected and emphatic majority...

BOSWORTH PLANNERS QUOTE MISLEADING PERCENTAGES & UNENFORCEABLE PROMISES SAYS BATTLEFIELD AUTHOR

The Battlefield of Bosworth facing the area of the proposed MIRA test track development. by Mike Ingram One of the most interesting questions to come out...

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE POLITICIANS AND PEOPLE OF NORTHAMPTON AND NORTHAMPTONSHIRE 

The latest heritage scandal to afflict Northampton is over Northampton Borough Council's failure to repair the town's nationally important Eleanor Cross.   by Mike Ingram     Northampton...

“GARDEN BRIDGE HAS FALLEN DOWN NOW ASK BORIS”…[AND THE TRUSTEES] HOW THEY SPENT £50 MILLION PUBLIC CASH

Londoners in massive outpouring of grief on South Bank site of Garden Bridge as Trust announces end of project This morning, saw the final...

SILLY SEASON PREVIEW: DAILY MAIL RICHARD THE THIRD FAIL

There are many signs that, as the medieval carol has it,  "Sumer is Icumen in." The sound of  balls being thwacked, in between torrential rain showers,...

GARDEN BRIDGE HAS FALLEN DOWN SO SAYS MARGARET [AND IT IS THE FAULT OF BORIS JOHNSON’S CHUMOCRACY]

Ordinary Londoners mourn the loss of the Garden Bridge  Less than a month ago, on 8 April Mayor of London Sadiq Khan published the...

GARDEN BRIDGE INQUEST: GBT CHAIR LORD DAVIES MANSPLAINS THE HODGE REVIEW

After Sadiq Khan pulls guarantee Garden Bridge Trust reports huge response to new fund raising drive. As London Mayor Sadiq Khan turns off the financial...