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Ancient Gallic trumpet-like instrument rebuilt

Researchers have reassembled an ancient carnyx, a trumpet-like instrument that was decorated with an animals head. The Greek historian Polybius (206-126BC) was so impressed by the clamour of the Gallic army and the sound of the carnyx, he observed that, "there were countless trumpeters and horn blowers and since the whole

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