Trade in Ancient Egypt

Trade has always brought huge sum as revenue to a particular civilization. People at Egyptian civilization are no exceptions to them. Ancient Egyptian trade has blossomed in great way. Trade partners have emerged from all over the world. The trade has seen several twists and turns as far as the development and establishment of a huge network of trade. The trade links vary from time to time with efficient traders coming with certain special products to be exported and imported in many ways. The usage of the seaway transport has gathered even more trade links from all over the world.





The Egyptians also trade for gold from the locality of Nubia. Farmers also use to grow crops such as the flax, parley and three different types of the wheat were available for the farming. Flax was the important source for the textile fiber. The farmers were continually involved in the activity of the farming throughout the year, and their work was very hectic. Flax is exported to the neighboring localities in exchange of gold and other exotic branded products. Some of the slaves are having owner of single person, but some of the slaves are working for the organizations like big temples, and big estates.

So each and every need of the slaves is to be taken care of by the masters. The food is the prime prerequisite of the slaves; the traders bring cheap food cash crops from the neighboring localities to feed the slaves. Ancient Egyptian trade has brought back certain innate culture of pottery to the people living at the Egypt. The products made out of mud are imported from various other countries. These products have drawn interests of the people to make it a point that this art of making pots are cultivated among the people. Certain metallic components are imported and also certain metal raw materials were traded for benefit of people.