Friday, June 26, 2009

Oldest known musical instrument dates back to Stone Age

Just a couple of days ago, archaeologists showed off a flute that was found in the Hohler Fels Caves near Ulm, Germany. Carved from a bone of a Griffon Vulture, this 35,000-year-old flute has five holes and is about 8.5 inches long. The New York Times has a fuller account of this discovery here.

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