Which metal or alloy used in the Antiquity is the hardest?

bronze
wrought iron
copper
tin
Though bronze is gen­er­al­ly harder than wrought iron, the Bronze Age gave way to the Iron Age. This happened because iron was easier to find and easier to process.

Answers distribution

bronze
wrought iron
copper
tin
answers
flagSwitzerland
93%
6%
0%
0%
65
flagFinland
88%
9%
1%
0%
61
flagItaly
86%
11%
1%
1%
95
flagthe United Arab Emirates
85%
8%
4%
1%
68
flagthe Netherlands
84%
14%
0%
0%
144
flagSweden
75%
16%
4%
1%
65
flagNorway
74%
18%
4%
4%
50
flagGermany
68%
25%
3%
2%
342
flagthe United Kingdom
65%
27%
3%
3%
775
flagFrance
64%
28%
4%
4%
50
flagGreece
62%
34%
2%
0%
35
flagPoland
61%
31%
4%
2%
25141
flagRepublic of Ireland
56%
30%
10%
2%
78
flagthe United States
49%
38%
7%
3%
803
flagIndia
42%
40%
9%
5%
373
flagUnknown
41%
47%
6%
4%
1684
flagAustralia
41%
51%
6%
0%
60
flagPakistan
39%
50%
4%
6%
48
flagthe Philippines
35%
25%
23%
15%
39
flagCanada
34%
49%
7%
8%
67

Gender

men57%
women67%
bronze
57%
67%
wrought iron
35%
24%
copper
4%
4%
tin
2%
2%

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