Popular Science News | Earliest Musical Instrument Found

Popular Science News – flutes made from bird bone and ivory, around 40,000 years old, have been found in caves in Germany. The caves are thought to have been on a route which carried technology throughout Europe. Scientists believe that the music played on these flutes carried both religious and social significance; possibly as part of religious rituals and for bringing tribes together in a sort of Stone Age Glastonbury. They would probably have had far worse weather though as the Ice Age was approaching.

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