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Questions tagged [bronze-age]

For questions about Bronze Age (approx. 4,000B.C.–1,000B.C.) societies and technologies.

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Ancient Egypt - Primitive Blockchain Technology

Premise The goal is to implement a bronze age version of blockchain in ancient Egypt to introduce a layer of security for the royal tombs. Tomb raiding was rampant, and at times even the legitimate ...
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How would lower gravity influence Bronze Age projectile weaponry?

How would lower gravity, let’s say around ½ of Earth’s, change the efficacy of different Bronze Age projectile weapons? How would the effective range, accuracy, and penetrating power of bows, javelins,...
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How would a Bronze Age tribe arm themselves vs. dinosaurs?

In this world, a Bronze Age tribe hunts and is hunted by multiple species of large dinosaur. What bronze age weaponry would be utilized by these people for the purposes of combating these beasts, ...
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Effects of Homeopathy on technology in the Bronze Age

What would be the most significant impacts on bronze-age technology if the basic principles behind homeopathy worked? Let's say, that during the bronze age, some crafty philosopher discovered, that ...
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Bronze age Aztecs?

We see from The Zande People that a culture can remain in a tribal mentality yet have steel weaponry. We also see that their weaponry evolved after having access to metals. I am wondering how ...
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Building and powering a computer in a bronze age world

A character needs to build a computer out of raw materials in a bronze age. He has a nano scale factory, so manufacturing chips and such from silicon is possible, but I'm not sure of the best way to ...