TRAFFICKING ANTIQUITIES

CLEARSTORY PRODUCTIONS ISSUE STATEMENT ON “NAZI WAR DIGGERS”, SORRY “BATTLEFIELD RECOVERY”

London production company Clearstory have  issued a statement in response to thePipeLine's story of Thursday that they have resurrected the cancelled battlefield metal detecting series "Nazi War Diggers",...

STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY STOKES STORM IN A MING CUP

In a case which has echoes of the ongoing row over the sale of the statue of Sekhemka,...

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...

EXPLAINER: SEKHEMKA IS NOW ABOUT POLITICS NOT MUSEUM ETHICS- DISCUSS

Question for Culture Minster Ed Vaizey:  What links the Shard, Al Jazeera TV, British arms exports, the financing...

ZAHI HAWASS IS LATEST FIGURE TO BACK “SAVE SEKHEMKA” CAMPAIGN

In a stinging attack which has seen the Chief Executive of Northampton Borough Council, Mr David Kennedy, branded...

EXPERTS WARN SEKHEMKA SALE MAY HAVE “CONTRAVENED INTERNATIONAL LAW”

Three highly reputable Egyptologists based at University College London's Institute of Archaeology and the Petrie Museum of Egyptology have warned the Government that the...

“SAVE OUR STOLEN SEKHEMKA” DEMAND EGYPTIAN PROTESTERS ONE YEAR ON

  This Sunday 12 July, one year on from the controversial sale of the internationally important funerary statue of the Egyptian Court Scribe, Sekhemka, the...

WHITTINGDALE TO ARGUE UK SHOULD RATIFY HAGUE CONVENTION

In what may turn out to be a landmark response, the Minister of State for Culture and the Digital Economy, Ed Vaizey, has indicated that UK...

DILEMMA AS VAIZEY BLOCKS SEKHEMKA EXPORT

On the first day of the UK General Election Campaign outgoing Arts Minister, Ed Vaizey has imposed an export ban on the statue of...