Painted limestone relief depicting two men, Qar and Idu, hunting ducks with boomerangs. What ancient Egyptians like Qar and Idu were doing was taking one of the oldest hunting methods in human history (throwing a stick at something) and turning it into a pass time.
Old Kingdom, 5th to 6th Dynasty, ca. 2494- 2181 BC. From the Exhibition of Houston Museum of Natural Science.