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Highland Tunes in the Lowlands: a Medieval Vulture Bone Flute from Northern Germany

Küchelmann, Hans Christian (2010): Highland Tunes in the Lowlands: a Medieval Vulture Bone Flute from Northern Germany. in: Legrand-Pineau, Alexandra / Sidéra, Isabelle / Buc, Natacha / David, Eva / Scheinsohn, Vivian (eds.): Ancient and Modern Bone Artefacts from America to Russia. Cultural, technological and functional signature, British Archaeological Reports International Series 2136, 171-182, Oxford

Abstract
A recent find of a medieval bone flute manufactured from a vulture ulna is presented. It was found at the site of the castle in the North German town of Vechta. Discrepancies between species identification, typology and find location are discussed.

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