Age of oldest musical instrument

Age of oldest musical instrument (42,000 y)

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Age of oldest musical instrument (42,000 y)

  • is 1/10000 of Time since the end of the Silurian geologic period (419 million y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since first domestication of cattle (10,500 y)...more
  • is 4 x Time since first domestication of cats (10,500 y)...more
  • is 20 x Time since the birth of Julius Caesar (2,118 y)...more
  • is 20 x Time since the birth of Cleopatra (2,087 y)...more
  • is 25 x Time since the birth of mathematician Hypatia (1,669 y)...more
  • is 50 x Time since the birth of Fibonacci (849 y)...more
  • is 100 x Time since Shakespeare's play Hamlet was written (420 y)...more
  • is 100 x Time since the birth of Pierre de Fermat (418 y)...more
  • is 200 x Time since the birth of Darwin (210 y)...more
  • is 200 x Time since the birth of Dickens (207 y)...more
  • is 250 x Period of Neptune's orbit (164.8 y)...more
  • is 400 x Time since the birth of Turing (107 y)...more
  • is 400 x Time since the first fixed wing scheduled air service (105 y)...more
  • is 500 x Period of Uranus's orbit (84 y)...more
  • is 1000 x Time since first Apple ][ computer launched (42 y)...more

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