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.
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Answers by country

bronze
wrought iron
copper
tin
answers
flagthe Netherlands
77%
22%
0%
0%
27
flagMalaysia
60%
24%
14%
0%
41
flagNew Zealand
50%
40%
6%
0%
30
flagPoland
49%
40%
6%
3%
23148
flagGermany
47%
46%
4%
1%
88
flagGhana
44%
32%
12%
8%
25
flagUnknown
40%
43%
7%
5%
55
flagAustralia
39%
46%
8%
3%
126
flagPakistan
37%
43%
8%
9%
114
flagthe United Kingdom
36%
50%
6%
5%
419
flagGreece
36%
18%
27%
18%
22
flagFrance
36%
50%
0%
13%
22
flagNigeria
35%
45%
12%
4%
143
flagthe United States
34%
48%
11%
3%
890
flagCanada
32%
50%
8%
5%
90
flagSingapore
32%
45%
16%
5%
37
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
52%
11%
5%
36
flagIndia
28%
50%
11%
8%
994
flagthe Philippines
26%
39%
21%
10%
79
flagthe United Arab Emirates
21%
42%
21%
14%
28