Sunday, June 28, 2009
Ancient Flute Discovered
…In Germany. It Is 35,000 Years Old
It is being called the world’s oldest musical instrument.
It is “made from a vulture's wing bone, measuring 20cm long with five finger holes and two "V"-shaped notches on one end of the instrument…”
This takes tracking your ancestry to an all new level. Of course, there’s no way to know if anyone’s modern specific family group was involved. Without human DNA, there’s no way to know. As I’ve mentioned earlier, there was a civilization in Europe that pre-dates the Romans. These societies had music, culture, trade, commerce, religion, exploration, family units, government and more. All the things associated with humans today.
Anyway, I found this article interesting and the ancient flute intriguing.
To read more, visit the BBC here: