Upper Palaeolithic boomerang made of a mammoth tusk in south Poland

@article{ValdeNowak1987UpperPB,
  title={Upper Palaeolithic boomerang made of a mammoth tusk in south Poland},
  author={Paweł Valde-Nowak and Adam Nadachowski and Mieczyslaw Wolsan},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1987},
  volume={329},
  pages={436-438}
}
Excavations in a cave in the Oblazowa Rock in south Poland revealed an Upper Palaeolithic cultural level with an abundance of lithic and organic artefacts as well as palaeozoological material. This level yielded a fragment of mammoth tusk showing the characteristic traits of a complete boomerang. This is the earliest certain find of this type of weapon in the world. The same layer also contained an adult distal thumb phalanx which represents the earliest find of human skeletal material in… 

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