The Malham Pipe: A Reassessment of Its Context, Dating and Significance

  title={The Malham Pipe: A Reassessment of Its Context, Dating and Significance},
  author={Richard Sermon and John F J Todd},
  journal={Northern History},
  pages={43 - 5}
The Malham Pipe is a musical instrument formed from the tibia of a sheep, and was discovered in 1950 among artefacts revealed during the excavation of a Bronze Age burial mound at Seaty Hill on Malham Moor in the Yorkshire Dales. On the basis of associated finds the pipe was dated originally to the Iron Age, and in a study published in 1952 the musical properties of the pipe were examined physically at a level of detail that set a benchmark for the characterization of other such objects… 



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