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: LET THEM HAVE A GARDEN [BRIDGE] SAYS JOANNA LUMLEY

Happy poor people celebrate the gift of the Garden Bridge.       Joanna Lumley's latest ill-judged attempt to justify the controversial plan to bridge the Thames at...

CORBYN CAMPAIGN SHOWS JEZ WE CAN FIND NEW WAYS TO SAVE HERITAGE

Jeremy Corbyn In a controversial cultural shift which can only serve to inspire the stereotypical British archaeologist, including this one, older white men with beards...

TO ENRAGE THE KUFFAR? DAISH/ISIL, THE MEDIA AND DESTRUCTION IN PALMYRA

Palmyra Bookended as it is by images of the destruction of the Baalshamin and then of the Temple of Bel in the UNESCO World Heritage...

MOD GETS HISTORIC WRECK RIGHT ON HMS HOOD RECOVERY

"The Mighty Hood" photographed in 1924     thePipeLine does not usually cover conventional archaeological news stories, neither have we been slow to explore the Ministry of...

HERITAGE SECTOR MUST DRAW LESSONS FROM KIDS COMPANY COLLAPSE

HERITAGE SECTOR MUST DRAW LESSONS FROM KIDS COMPANY COLLAPSE Given that it sets out to help some of the most damaged and deprived young people...

WORLD CLASS SEKHEMKA NOT “RELEVANT” TO NORTHAMPTON SAYS NBC LEADER MARKHAM

It is a truism in politics, as in life, that if you are in hole you should stop digging. However, the Leader of Northampton...