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Why A Musician Breathed New Life Into a 17,000-Year-Old Conch Shell Horn

A seashell found in a French cave appears to have been modified by prehistoric people so that it could be used like a trumpet, making it a new addition to the Stone Age orchestra.

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Why A Musician Breathed New Life Into A 17,000-Year-Old Conch Shell Horn

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Larry Flynt, Porn Mogul And 'Hustler' Founder, Dies At 78

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