12,000-year-old flutes carved of bone are among the oldest on the planet and sound like birds of prey

Archaeologists have unearthed a set of 12,000-year-old flutes carved out of chook bones at a prehistoric website in Israel. When performed, the artifacts mimic the calls of sure birds of prey.

The location, referred to as Eynan-Mallaha (also referred to as Ain Mallaha), was as soon as occupied by the Natufians, a cultural group that had been the final hunter-gatherers within the Levant, a area that spans the land across the japanese Mediterranean, in accordance with a examine printed Friday (June 9) within the journal Scientific Reviews.

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