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The following is a collection of published and unpublished articles and reports by John Wood.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): 41 to 60 of 61
Issue DateTitleAuthor(s)
1999A collection of tobacco pipes at Floriana, MaltaWood, John
1998A clay tobacco pipe from the Citadel, Gozo (Malta)Wood, John
2000Pipa tal-qasba from Xaghra, GozoWood, John
2014Smoking pipes from recent excavations at Fort St Elmo, Valletta, MaltaWood, John
2010Pipes : from habit to artWood, John
2010Tobacco pipes from Victoria Gate, VallettaWood, John
2009National pipe summary : MaltaWood, John
2019Pipes from St. John Street, Valletta, MaltaWood, John
1986Unidentified artefacts 8Wood, John
1992Pipes from Gozo, MaltaWood, John
1999A study of clay tobacco pipes in Tunis. Were they traded to Gozo (Malta)?Wood, John
1998Pipes from Malta : a short account of the tobacco popes found in Dockyard Creek, BirguWood, John
2001Tobacco pipes from Manoel Island, MaltaWood, John
1988Pipe from MarsaxlokkWood, John
2012Rural Malta : first results of the joint Belgo-Maltese survey projectVella, Nicholas C.; Cutajar, Nathaniel; Bonanno, Anthony; Pace, Anthony; Vella, Nicholas C.; Vella, Clive; Spiteri, Mevrick; Zerafa, Renata; Anastasi, Maxine; Docter, Roald F.; Bechtold, Babette; Dapper, Martin De; Dierkens, Guy; Wulf, Alain De; Garsallah, Soumaya; Goossens, Rudi; Maraoui Telmini, Boutheina; Nacef, Jihene; Nuttens, Timothy; Ruiz i Cano, Xavier; Stal, Cornelis; van de Put, Winfred; Verdonck, Lieven; Wood, John
2015Pipi tal-qasba illustratedWood, John
2017Pipes from the Royal Naval Hospital, Bighi, MaltaWood, John
2014Tobacco pipes from Dockyard Creek, Birgu, MaltaWood, John
2008Tobacco pipes from an underwater excavation at the quarantine harbour, MaltaWood, John
1994Pipa tal-qasbaWood, John
Collection's Items (Sorted by Submit Date in Descending order): 41 to 60 of 61