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Ancient Egyptian Sports : Javelin Throw


Javelin Throw

Ancient Egyptian Sports-Javelin Throw


Javelin throwing during the Pharaonic age was first linked to hunting. Drawings show how the hunter could hit his prey by one single throw despite its speed. The javelin differed in length according to the kind of prey.

The javelin is thrown upwards lightly so that it revolves in quick spins until it returns to the player to be used again. The javelin is a stick with a twisted end.

The picture shows the player in a position of readiness to throw.

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