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Choose a tusk, drill holes, weave a rope – and modify the class of historical past | Science – Aviation Analysis Wing

Forty thousand years back, a stone-age toolmaker carved a curious instrument from mammoth tusk. Twenty centimetres extensive, the ivory strip has four

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Forty thousand years back, a stone-age toolmaker carved a curious instrument from mammoth tusk. Twenty centimetres extensive, the ivory strip has four holes drilled in it, every single lined with precisely reduce spiral incisions.
The intent of this weird machine was unclear when it was uncovered in Hohle Fels cave in south-western Germany numerous decades back. It could have been section of a musical instrument or a religious object, it was proposed. But now researchers have concluded that it …

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