Historians agree that the first stone arrowheads to be discovered probably originated in Africa and in the time period around 50 000 BC. Archers were primarily hunters back then, scouring the wide open African plains for food for their families.
The bow and arrow soon became a weapon of war, with records of Egyptian Archers honing their skills against the Persians as far back as 5 000 BC. Archery is also the theme of many traditional stories and folklore, the most famous and notable perhaps that of the story of William Tell. Read More