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This stone carving depicts an ancient Maya man carrying a spear and a spear thrower. Tamayo museum of Oaxaca

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Spear thrower made from reindeer antler, sculpted as a mammoth. Found in the rock shelter of Montastruc, France. Approximately 13,000–14,000 years old

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ABORIGINAL WOOMERA - This Western Australian spear thrower woomera is as great old example in perfect condition. The form is wide with a strong design done with outstanding precision considering it was done with non metal tools. The Spinifex resin handle and bone insert are both intact which is unusual in examples of this age. The back is very finely adzed. It would date to the 19th century and measures 62 cm

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Spear thrower carved as a mammoth - Late Magdalenian, about 12,500 years old From the rockshelter of Montastruc, Tarn-et-Garonne, France

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Not only a tool for hunting and fishing, but in a situation that requires stealth, when no gun powder is available, no shells, maybe no guns/rifles etc, this could make a big difference in survival situations.

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Bison w/Turned Head, fragmen-tary spear thrower (ca 12,000 BC) deer antler, from the cave of La Madeleine (Dordogne, FR)

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