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Ravanahatha brought from Lanka to India by Hanuman
Ravanahatha (ravanhatta, rawanhattha, ravanastron, ravana hastha veena) is an ancient bowed violin invented in Lanka (present day Sri Lanka) by its ruler Ravana during Ramayana era. It is made of a cut coconut shell that is covered with …

40000 years old Ancient Bone Flutes in Germany
Man’s oldest musical instrument discovered till date is Flute. Ancient Flutes made from animal and bird bones during European Upper Paleolithic age have been discovered in Swabian Alb region of Germany. These discoveries provide valuable evidence of prehistoric music during …