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The following is a collection of published and unpublished articles and reports by John Wood. They mostly deal with Pipi tal-Qasba, Maltese smoking pipes. They include descriptions and drawing of various fragments found in Malta and Gozo.

John Wood was educated at Saint George’s preparatory school and Training Ship Mercury. He joined the Royal Navy in 1954 and qualified as a Shallow Water and Ship Diver. In 1961, whilst working with the Malta Department of Antiquities, he discovered shipwrecks in Xlendi. Mr Wood assisted in experimental work on the Maltese thermocline for the UK Meteorological Office between 1969 and 1971. He also participated in the excavation and conservation of the Punic Ship Marsala between 1974 and 1979. He is a Member of the Society for Nautical Research.

Mr Wood taught Art and Design from 1967 to 1995 and is the author of a number of publications about Pipi tal-Qasba, Maltese folklore and Maltese migration to Tunisia.

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Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 61
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
2006Three tobacco pipes from Lazaretto Creek, Marsamxett, MaltaWood, John
1999Three Gozitan artefactsWood, John
2013Description of various smoking pipesWood, John
2012Smoking pipes from Birgu, MaltaWood, John
1999A controversial viceWood, John
2002Pipes at Cittadella, GozoWood, John
2010Pipes found at Xaghra windmill, GozoWood, John
1993Carmel SaccoWood, John
2012Pipes from VallettaWood, John
2015Discovery of a pipe found in Victoria, GozoWood, John
2000Pipe fragment from Tas-SilgWood, John
2001Four Ottoman pipes at Casa Rocca PiccolaWood, John
2000Priests' pipesWood, John
1993Tobacco pipes, Mdina, MaltaWood, John
2000Clay tobacco pipes from Malta. A local product or imported? A re-examination of the evidenceWood, John
2000Maltese chibouks. The Libyan connection?Wood, John
2001Two tobacco pipes from Lazaretto Creek, Marsamxett, MaltaWood, John
2002Bird-trap of unknown antiquity at Ta' Cenc, GozoWood, John
2012Pipe from Slave cemetery, Marsa, MaltaWood, John
2008Pipi tal-Qasba from Manoel Island and Europe in a private collectionWood, John
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 1 to 20 of 61