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    The Age of Metals era was a historical time period for Mesopotamia and Egypt and signified dramatic changes for the civilizations (Matthews, Noble, & Platt, 2014). During the time period of 3000 to 1200 B.C. was known as the Bronze Age which had many economical advancements including the writing system, construction, and transportation. Jason Osborne study stated, “The people who have bronze are the ones who will dominate” [Video]. Major developments with technology and weapons occurred during the Bronze Age as well. First, the writing system was a huge innovation which took place during the Bronze Age that initially began with pictograms, ideograms, and then to cuneiform. Cuneiform was wedge-shaped writing found on clay tablets of the written language. As time progressed, writing became more advanced and the alphabet was developed. Communication amongst the civilizations began to change as people were able to understand words and meanings. Laws and a centralized government to make way which essentially was of great importance as the civilizations grew into large empires.…

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    Italy There are many interesting things about Italy. Like The Bronze and Iron Age. The Bubonic plague also known as The Black Death started in Italy, The Renaissance of the arts, When Italy became one, Modern Italy, The geography of Italy, and The Economy of Italy. In the early second millennium B.C. Italy was in the Bronze Age. The Bronze Age is for studying prehistoric societies practically the ancient societies. During the Bronze Age a cultural pattern had already formed. Most of the people…

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    beginning of agriculture, the transition from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age, and the invention of writing. Had these three changes not occurred, mankind would, without question, not be in the same place it is today. Before humans mastered the art of agriculture, their way of living was primitive. They survived by hunting and gathering and never staying in one place for too long. When humans realized that they could harvest food and domesticate animals such as sheep, dogs, and pigs,…

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    that has always been very difficult to control. In its earliest periods, the lands were divided and conquered by different lords and rulers. However, this drastically changed as centralized rule became prominent in China with the beginning of the Bronze age (1500B.C.). The power struggle amongst Chinese rulers were fulfilled by warfare; and the bronze age had the perfect conducive environment for this type of militaristic approach. The Shang dynasty (1600-1046 BC) was the first dynasty that…

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    Mycenaean invasion, as it is generally believed it replaced the pre-existing Linear A script. Cline, E. H. 2010. The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean (ca. 3000-1000BC), New York, Oxford University Press. In this article Cline…

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    The Syro-Palestinian trading vessel was discovered off the south-west coast of Turkey called Uluburun by a sponge diver, Mehmet Makir, in 1982 (Pulak 1998:189). It is not clear why the ship met its fate along the steep cliff face of Uluburun, however the artefacts that were discovered with the ship supplied the archaeologists with an idea of the purpose of the vessel itself (Pulak 1998:191). A total of approximately 10 tons of copper and 1 ton of tin (the oldest that has ever been retrieved in…

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    Dongson Drums Analysis

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    Dongson Drums: A Snapshot of the Village Life in Bronze Age Vietnam Thesis Statement: Although many scholars believe that the feathered figures on the drums are depictions of ancestor figures, ethnographic evidences from the Karen’s use of the drum and the Toraja’s funeral rites suggest that the images engraved on the drums are mere portrayals of village life in Dongson. Located in the Hong (Red) River valley, the Dongson society is said to be highly dependent on water for agricultural purposes.…

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    Bronze Age: Super Power

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    Bronze age: (3200 BC) Bronze age was considering as an age of super power. The Bronze Age is a time period identify by the use of bronze, proto-composition, and other early elements of urban human advancement. The Bronze Age is the second main time of the three-age Stone-Bronze-Iron framework, as proposed in current circumstances by Christian Jorgensen Thomsen, for arranging and concentrate antiquated social orders. An antiquated human progress is characterized to be in the Bronze Age either by…

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    inside the British Museum, the Mycenaean Collection is the collection of artifacts that truly intrigues me. Located in Room 12 and 12b in the British Museum, the Mycenaean Collection provides an amazing insight into the Greek Bronze Age, The Heroic Age, and Greek Mythology legends, especially the epics written by Homer. The collection features many artifacts of red and black painted pottery, bronzes from the Geometric Period, bronze figurines, and numerous artifacts that depict the Bronze age…

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    Brendan Kane World History Mr. Cesare 4 April 2017 Stonehenge For Thousands of years, this monument in modern day Wiltshire, England has left people with a mystery. The large stone circle, called the Stonehenge, astonishes scientists with how such a large scale construction was able to be pulled off within the Neolithic Period and Bronze age. It is one of the seven wonders of the world, and nobody knows what the reason for building it was. After reviewing the…

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