1903.130.23

Bagpipes with bag of kid skin.

Place details: EUROPE. Greece. Greek Islands. Cultural Group: European Greek Local Name: TSAMBOUNA Materials: Wood Plant / Animal Skin / Animal Skin / ?. Processes: Perforated / Tied / ?. Dimensions: Chanter L = 155 mm, Yoke Diam = 255 mm When Collected: By 1903 Acquired: ?Found unentered ?Donated 1888.11

KEYWORD: Musical Instrument / Bagpipes / CLASS: Music / ?.MUSIC CLASS: 4. MUSIC NAME: Bagpipes .

Publications history, trails & websites: Balfour, Pibcorn, JAI 1890, Figs. 5, 6.

Published in Bagpipes by Anthony Baines (Oxford: Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford, Occasional Paper on Technology, 9, 1960) on pages 44-45, black and white photograph on Plate III, No. 8. [MJD 31/08/2011]

Illustrated in black and white on page 126 of World Enough and Time: Greece and the Levantine Littoral, Volume 1 of The Travel Chronicles of Mrs. J. Theodore Bent: Mabel Bent's Diaries of 1883-1898, from the Archive of the Joint Library of the Hellenic and Roman Societies, London, Published for the First Time, with Additional Material by Gerald Brisch (3rdguides), Oxford: Archaeopress (2006). Caption (same page) reads: 'Theodore Vent's samboúna, acquired in the Dodecanese in 1885' (see also 'Illustration Credits' on page 365). [JC 3 3 2009, 27 8 2010]