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Stone Age Art Caves May Have Been Concert Halls - UPDATES

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« on: June 25, 2009, 07:54:03 am »

Fashioned from a griffon vulture's wing bone, this flute (shown from different angles and with finger holes enlarged in inset) may be the world's oldest instrument, a June 2009 study says.

The 40,000-year-old flute, found in a German cave, bolsters the argument that music helped modern humans bond—to the detriment of competing, presumably music-less Neanderthals—the study says.

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University of Tübingen
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