Object 63

Javelin

2040, Earth

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At 2.67 metres long, and composed of 806 grammes of metal and composites, this object is slim, sharp and deadly. Designed originally as a ranged weapon, it would be recognisable to humans even 400,000 years ago. It is, of course, a javelin.

This javelin was used by Csaba Németh of Hungary in his world-record-breaking 103.82 metre throw ...