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Two flutes about 42,000 years old were found in Germany. They were made from bird bone and ivory.

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A team led by Prof Tom Higham at Oxford University dated animal bones in the same ground layers as the flutes at Geissenkloesterle Cave in Germany's Swabian Jura.

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