Re: Neandertal flute

Dan Barnes (
Mon, 4 Nov 1996 16:58:27 GMT

In article <>, says...
>robert dimitrov wrote:
>: Remains of a flute have been found in Slovenia. It has been
>: tentatively dated to between 40,000 and 80,000 years ago and is the
>: musical instrument yet found. It was found in association with
>: artefacts, reports the New York Times Oct. 29. 1996 in its Science
>: section.
>I heard it on NPR a couple days ago. Whatever it's
>purpose was, it was well-crafted, with much detail.

Check out:

It has a link to the report and a picture.