No, that headline isn’t a cheap shot against Mick and Co. I’m talking about some cylindrical(ish) stones that date back 10,000 years.
These oblong rocks were stuck in a storeroom of the Natural History Museum in Paris for more than a hundred years before an archaeologist gave one of them a tap. What he heard was music. That’s when he realized that these weren’t just funny-shaped rocks: they were musical instruments.
Collecting some stones together, he was able to reconstruct what is essentially an ancient xylophone. Read more at Gajtz.