Oldest Musical Instrument

Monday, July 13, 2009

35 000 year old flute oldest instrument ever found

Prehistorian historian Nicholas Conard presents the bone flute from Hohle Fels to journalists in the southern German city of Tuebingen. Stone Age humans may have ripped raw meat from the bone with their teeth but they also played music, according to a study reporting the discovery of a 35,000-year-old flute, the oldest instrument known.

Reprint from YahooNews

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