A Ge. Shang Zhou period (1350ish BC - 480ish BC) define this period as the era between the later half of the Shang dynasty to the end of the Spring adn Autumn period. during this period. chariot warfare reign surpreme. as bronze weapons became the standard issue. Ge / Ji (a Ge+ a spearhead) and bows were the 3 most common weapons. along with bronze swords.