The flutes, made from bird bone and mammoth ivory, come from a cave in southern Germany which contains early evidence for the occupation of Europe by modern humans – Homo sapiens.
Scientists used carbon dating to show that the flutes were between 42,000 and 43,000 years old.
The findings are described in the Journal of Human Evolution.
I don’t know how that could be…. I mean, sure, the Germans make the best X (music, machines, bloggers who are also Scotch-Irish) but to do so before the world began?
So, I guess German music is like the Torah and the King James Version 1611…
- Ancient Flutes Push Back The Birth Of Music Date (lezgetreal.com)