Report number: 8/2008

Title Southampton Friary: Analytical Investigation of a Medieval Tuning Peg
Summary This report covers the analytical investigation of a copper alloy wire from an object found at the Southampton Friary in Hampshire, England. The object is a medieval bone tuning peg from a musical instrument. There has been little research into the manufacture of medieval musical instruments and this has been an opportunity to expand our knowledge of this subject.
Series Research Department Reports
Pages 10
  • Penton, S
Keywords Copper Alloy ,  Medieval