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...

WHITTINGDALE “GETS” HERITAGE SHOCK

Former Chair of the Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee John Whittingdale was Prime Minister David Cameron's surprise choice to replace outgoing Culture...

FARAGE PLAYS GREEN BELT CARD IN LEADERS DEBATE

Tonight's Leaders debate on ITV might have been long on numbers, with seven Party Leaders taking part and short on water cooler moments, apart...

PILOT AND P40 MIA AS RAF MUSEUM PAYS WITH SPITFIRE

As the story of the RAF Museum's failure to bring a P40 Kittyhawk found in the Egyptian Desert to the UK, makes headlines thePipeLine...

Archaeology=Free Speech Je suis Charlie

Archaeology is Freedom of Speech and Discussion or it is nothing. Je suis Charlie, nous sommes Charlie

FALLON FACES BATTLE OF BRITAIN CHAPEL EMBARRASSMENT

Already facing severe criticism from the heritage world over the apparent commercialisation of the wreck of HMS Victory 1744, UK Secretary of State for...

SAVE SEKHEMKA ACTION GROUP BID DEFIANT FAREWELL

The members of the Save Sekhemka Action Group which campaigned to prevent the sale of the statue of the Old Kingdom statue of the...