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Saturday, July 22, 2017

This conch shell trumpet would be heard far and wide in the ancient world

New study on Neolithic sound from the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports:

It’s not hard to imagine a gladiator fight in early Rome, or Polynesians navigating the oceans thousands of years ago on outrigger canoes. But how our ancestors heard ancient instruments is harder to conjure...Conch Shell


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