prmlogo2Cook-Voyage Collections
at the Pitt Rivers Museum


PRM000011620Panpipes, of bamboo, from Tonga; part of the Forster collection (Forster 84; 1886.1.1560)

Panpipes made from ten bamboo tubes, the bottom ends closed by natural nodes. The top ends are bevelled on both sides. The bamboo tubes are tied near the top and bottom with plant fibre


  PRM000095534Panpipes, side 1 (with scale)
PRM000095535Panpipes, side 2 (with scale)
PRM0001301005179Detail of top of pipes