the Pipe and Tabor compendium

the Pipe and Tabor compendium

essays on the three-hole pipe

World history: pipe and 'other' gallery

[interpretaion of some of these images is not straight-forward; authorities differ in their opinions]
pipe and bones: 11th-16thc, Panama
Metropolitan Museum of Art



pipe and bones: mid 15thc, Sweden

Roman statue playing the bones


pipe and bones video

bladder pipe and bonesbladder pipe and bones
AustraliaPipe and bones in Australia      
750-1550 Costa Rica750-1550 gold pendant, pipe and rattle
Costa Rica Chiriqui culture
Panamapipe and rattle: Veraguas culture
800-1540AD, Panama
pipe and rattle11th - 16th century, gold pendant
Western Panama, Veraguas-Gran
Chiriquí Style
pipe and rattle11th-16th century, Chiriqui,, gold pendant; pipe and rattle
pendant800-1200 Costa Rica gold pendant Pre-ColumbianPre-Columbrian,ca. 500 BCE –500 CE
Jalisco, Mexico double-pipe and rattle
South America
MayaMaya, South America MayaMaya, South America     MayaMaya, South America; these look like flutes rather than pipes
Maya dancerMaya, South America   rattle, Mexico500 BCE-500 AD double rattle
west coast Mexico

Colombia21st century pipe and rattle  
Los Gaiteros de San Jacinto 

Colombia21st century pipe and rattle, Colombia

12th century France12th century pipe and rattle
Anzy-le-Duc, France
pipe and rattle possiblypipe and rattle, possibly, Navarre, Spain 16th centurypipe in one hand, rattle? in other:
1531 by Romanino, Italy
14071407 Siena, Italy pipe and triangle
1490 with triangle1490 manuscript pipe and triangle, Milan, Italy

1496to14991496-1499 fresco, Verona, Italy 1500 Italy1500-1502 Lombardy, Italy 16531653 ballet design, Germany
1580 angel1580 Italian handIs this castanets?
18071807 pipe and harp, France   France pipe and finger cymbals
3-string lyrepipe and 3-string lyre
20232023 pipe and lyre
Russ Jenkins
Christmaspipe and tambourine
  2008 Project Manager2008 various rattles with pipe -
your project manager
Taborers symposium 2021Taborers Symposium 2021 pipe and hurdy gurdy,
pipe and bells Japanpipe and Japanese traditional instrument 2021 Spain2021 Alcobendas, Spain
Juanma Sanchez  vulture bone pipe
with a set of goat bells

pipe and double bass2021Jonathan Jensen playing
pipe and double bass

20212021 Juanma Sanchez playing pipe and melodeon 20212021 Japan
Miho Kuno pipe and tambourine
20222022 pipe and bones in Australia
EmmaEmma Mordue playing the pipe
and juggling at the same time.
St Neots History Festival 2021

20232023 pipe and tambourine

pipe and park bench
2023 pipe and harp2023 Fernando playing chifla (pipe) and harp
20232023 pipe, string drum and bells 202232023 pipe and drum kit
20232023 pipe and harp    
harp and bellharp and bell
British Library



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