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
89%
10%
0%
0%
38
flagFinland
88%
10%
1%
0%
60
flagItaly
87%
11%
0%
1%
94
flagthe Netherlands
84%
15%
0%
0%
119
flagthe United Arab Emirates
84%
9%
4%
1%
65
flagNorway
73%
18%
4%
4%
49
flagGermany
69%
24%
3%
2%
321
flagthe United Kingdom
66%
26%
3%
3%
743
flagSweden
66%
25%
5%
2%
39
flagGreece
64%
32%
2%
0%
34
flagFrance
63%
28%
4%
4%
46
flagPoland
60%
31%
4%
2%
23424
flagRepublic of Ireland
57%
30%
9%
2%
73
flagthe United States
50%
37%
7%
3%
713
flagIndia
44%
39%
9%
5%
340
flagAustralia
43%
49%
7%
0%
55
flagUnknown
41%
46%
6%
4%
1620
flagPakistan
40%
47%
4%
6%
44
flagCanada
33%
49%
7%
9%
65
flagthe Philippines
32%
26%
23%
17%
34

Gender

men56%
women66%
bronze
56%
66%
wrought iron
35%
25%
copper
4%
5%
tin
2%
3%

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