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This is what a 17,000-year-old wind instrument sounds like

A 17,000-year-old conch shell is thought to be the world’s oldest known wind instrument. Researchers say the shell, which was forgotten about for more than 80 years in a French museum collection, had been modified by its prehistoric owners to produce sounds like a horn.