Czy proca znaleziona w Gdańsku jest zabawką?
Is the sling-shat found in Gdańsk a children’s toy?
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The article treats a unique of early medieval sling-shat found in Gdańsk. This item has been classified in the archaeological literature as a children’s toy. Its size as well the features of construction, however, are close to the items considered as a weapon. Further the author discusses the suitability of this kind of weapon in battle and in hunting, and arrives at the conclusion that it is more functional as a hunting weapon, but its being used in the battle can not be excluded.
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