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Double Pipes

Double Pipe.jpg Egyptian Harp, showing its original bow-like shapeThumbnailsSingle perforated pipeEgyptian Harp, showing its original bow-like shapeThumbnailsSingle perforated pipeEgyptian Harp, showing its original bow-like shapeThumbnailsSingle perforated pipe

".. put two such pipes into the mouth, and you get the double Egyptian and Assyrian pipe, such as may be still seen sculptured on their monuments. In the holes or apertures of some of these pipes, which have
been discovered in the tombs and other places, small straws have been found, plainly intended to act the part of reeds in our modern oboes and clarionets. "

Author
A Handbook of Bible and Church Music
By the Rev. j. Aston Whitlock, M.A.
Published in 1898
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