Archaeologists Uncover an 8,000-Year-Old Dance Party

Ancient hunter-gatherers made musical pendants from elk teeth

Simon Spichak
Jun 7 · 2 min read
Ancient humans fashioned musical instruments out of elk teeth | Photo by Yuya Yoshioka on Unsplash

ance has been a part of human culture for thousands of years. Even in hunter-gatherer societies, dance played an important cultural function. It is rare we uncover the actual instruments that our ancestors used thousands of years ago. Despite being born thousands of years…