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The Javelin Thrower Practised His Art in War

The javelin thrower had to have the keenest eye.

The game of throwing javelins was directly connected with men's everyday life, as it derived from war and hunting.

In this picture of Olympia, the arena is to the left.

The javelin was a wooden pole, about as long as a man's height, but it was lighter than the ones carried by warriors.

I plan to give this embroidery to the children of U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy.

This image shows a javelin thrower at the site of Ancient Olympia.