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The Enigma of Medieval Acoustic Jars
The "abbey of the angels" (abbaye Notre-Dame-des-Anges), built in the sixteenth century on the coast of western France, contains within its walls an exceptional collection of acoustic jars. What were they for? A team of archaeologists, acousticians, historians and musicologists have been trying to understand the technical and symbolic functions of this ingenious device.
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The mysterious acoustic pots
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