42,000 years old musical instruments

42,000 years old musical instruments

The world’s oldest-known musical instruments were found in a cave in the Swabian Jura area in southern Germany, one flute was made of bird bone and the other was made of mammoth ivory, nearly 8.7 inches long and one inch in diameter, according to carbon dating, the flutes are between 42,000 and 43,000 years old, may be used for religious ritual.

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