Typically, what is bronze made of?

copper and zinc
copper and tin
copper and lead
copper and iron
Copper and tin ores are rarely found together, so serious bronze work during Bronze Age has always involved trade. In Europe, the major source for tin was Great Britain's deposits of ore in Cornwall, which were traded as far as Phoenicia in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
30%
53%
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flagNew Zealand
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flagAustria
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flagGermany
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45%
4%
14%
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flagNigeria
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flagthe United Kingdom
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16%
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flagGreece
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flagSingapore
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12%
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flagIndia
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42%
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flagSri Lanka
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21%
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flagMalaysia
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41%
4%
16%
24
flagPoland
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38%
13%
16%
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flagCanada
30%
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flagthe United States
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20%
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flagUnknown
36%
34%
9%
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flagPakistan
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32%
8%
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flagAustralia
40%
30%
6%
22%
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flagthe Philippines
47%
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6%
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flagIndonesia
23%
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17%
41%
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