Re: Neandertal flute

Phillip Bigelow (
Fri, 01 Nov 1996 18:06:06 +0800

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.
"Slow-witted" hominids, huh? Yeah, right... :-)