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The following is a collection of published and unpublished articles and reports by John Wood.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): 21 to 40 of 61
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
1998Pipes for Gharb Folklore Museum, GozoWood, John
1999Pipes from the Auberge de Castile, Valletta, MaltaWood, John
1998Tobacco pipes : the question of antiquityWood, John
2009Tobacco pipes from Fort Manoel, MaltaWood, John
2008Tobacco pipes from MaltaWood, John
2016Pipe from Naxxar, MaltaWood, John
2021Pipe bowl found in rubble being cleared from an old building in BirguWood, John
1999Pipes from Marsamxett Harbour, VallettaWood, John
2007Tobacco pipes from Birgu and Bormla, MaltaWood, John
2002Tobacco pipes found on farmland at SwieqiWood, John
2010Pipe fragment from Palazzo Bonici Gardens, SliemaWood, John
1991NMA excavation SaflieniWood, John
2019Pipe fragments from harbour area, MaltaWood, John
2000Pipe fragment from Roman Domus, Rabat, MaltaWood, John
2000A pipe fragment from Mgarr Ix-Xini, GozoWood, John
2000Terracotta pipe fragmentWood, John
2010Tobacco pipes : a private collection at Ghajnsielem, GozoWood, John
2000A tobacco pipe from Mixta caves, Ghajn Abdul, GozoWood, John
2000Three fragments of tobacco pipe from Fort Rinella, KalkaraWood, John
2000Fort Chambrey, Gozo (Malta)Wood, John
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 21 to 40 of 61