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Bronze Age. A little on the Stone Age. A time period In which man was beginning to develop stone tools but also a time in which villages began to form and also a time in agricultural advancement but soon civilization developed further as stone became obsolete. - What -.
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A little on the Stone Age • A time period In which man was beginning to develop stone tools but also a time in which villages began to form and also a time in agricultural advancement but soon civilization developed further as stone became obsolete.
- What - The Bronze Age is a period characterized by the use of copper and its alloy bronze which became to over throw stone materials . It chronologically stands between the Stone Age and the Iron Age.
- Where - • The bronze age took its course in the eastern hemisphere Near Egypt, Mesopotamia, and India
- When - • The Bronze Age is usually divided into 3 eras: • Early Bronze Age(3500 BC-2000BC) • Middle Bronze Age(2000BC-1600BC) • Late Bronze Age(1600BC-1200BC)
Early Bronze Age Major production that contributed to the economy included pottery, stone carving, textile and metal carving. Manufacture of tools was from bone, metals and stones using advanced technology
Middle Bronze Age • Other materials, such as iron – which is recorded in the Middle Bronze Age is worth 30-40 times the value of silver. The Middle Bronze Age period was the foundation of the Old Assyrian trading centre in Central Anatolia. Which made it easier for people to trade iron, silver, and many other currencies.
Late Bronze Age • The beginning of the Late Bronze Age on Cyprus saw a range of dramatic changes occurring in the settlement patterns and material culture of the island. These include the move from small inland villages to larger, nucleated coastal settlements, an increase in social stratification and copper production, evidence of literacy, and of Cyprus becoming increasingly involved in the complex exchange networks of the eastern Mediterranean.
The Bronze age Swords The Bronze Age daggers usually range from 50-90 cm in length. Most Bronze swords was alloyed with around 10-12% tin making the sword strong. The blades were shaped as to get the maximum strength out of the material while still balancing the cutting and thrusting ability. This led to designs such as the leaf bladed sword.
Conclusion The Bronze Age was important to mankind because it allowed us to create more durable tools and artifacts for productive use. Bronze is a preferable to stone for a wide variety of applications. It was used to make swords, pots and many household utensils.