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...

OPINION: THE GREAT STINK GROWS AS KHAN LAUNCHES GARDEN BRIDGE INQUIRY

  In the high, hot summer of 1858 the House of Commons investigated a Great Stink arising from the River Thames.  One hundred and fifty...

Winter Is Coming: Communicating Archaeology in a Post Truth World

THE AUTHOR DISCUSSING THE THEFT OF METAL FROM JUTLAND WRECKS WITH JOE CROWLEY OF BBC1’S THE ONE SHOW FOR A PACKAGE BROADCAST ON...

TRUST LOBBY GREYLING AS WHITEHALL FALLS “OUT OF LOVE” WITH GARDEN BRIDGE

  Following the unceremonious  defenestration of its deputy chief Parliamentary  cheerleader and chief Whitehall funder, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, the abrupt regime...

GERMAN VETERAN FEARS “BATTLEFIELD RECOVERY” COULD ENCOURAGE DESECRATION OF WAR GRAVES

German Army Field burials near Wolchow, 1942 German veteran Herr Georg Schimelmann, who took part in the bitter and bloody fighting against the Soviet...

THE REAL COST OF BLACK DIGGING: A personal view by Military Historian Robin Schäfer

The face of a victim of "Black Digging",  Feldwebel Heinrich Gilgenbach of Pionier-Battalion 291 KIA near Krasnaya-Ghorka, March 1942     German Military Historian Robin Schäfer is the...

OLD MORT’S ALMANACK FOR 2016

Senior members of the CIfA prepare to cast the trowels at Stonehenge in thePipeLine's annual effort to predict the most important developments in archaeology...