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Did Africans Invent The Australian Boomerang?

A/dropcap]ccording to the dictionary, a boomerang is a curved flat piece of wood that can be thrown so that it will return to the thrower, traditionally used by Australian Aborigines as a hunting weapon. As we can see, that tool is by definition associated with the Australian continent. Scene of hunting with boomerang from the tomb of Nakht, Theban Necropolis”][vc_column_text]But many pieces of evidence refute that theory. Scholars discovered that Aboriginal Australians weren’t the only ones to use boomerangs. Many artifacts have been discovered in Africa, especially in ancient Kemet dating from about 4000 years ago. It was used as a hunting weapon by the ancient Kemites exactly the same way they have been used by the aboriginal tribes but also the native American tribes of North America. “Scene of hunting with boomerang from the tomb of Nakht, Theban Necropolis”][vc_column_text]In other words, there are great chances that the boomerang has been an African invention brought by the early people who left Africa. The reason why the weapon did not flourish in Africa as it did in the Australian continent remains a mystery. Africans were more into bows and arrows ( Ta-Seti ). But this is a new invention that we can credit to with the African people. P.S: Contrary to popular belief, the specificity of the boomerang is not its ability to return back to the thrower …

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