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Ancient Egypt Trade


With the beginning of the Old Kingdom around 2780 BC. And before the start of a little ancient Egyptians to contact their neighbors in East Asia through the coast of Sinai, especially where wood Veniqia rice and in the west of Libya and then to the south, where Nubia and Central Africa. Has strengthened this relationship through the State Central and increased during the era of Empire (modern state).


 It was this connection sometimes peacefully through trade or diplomatic and other times be a war militarily to discipline of a potential attack on Egypt or foreign invasion of Egypt. Has arisen from the first type of contact time of peace exchange trading on a large scale, was the Egyptian vessels scouring Bahrain white to Asia or the way of righteousness and the Red Sea to the south, where the direction of the coast of Africa and Punt land, or by the Nile River or road convoys.

Ancient Egypt Trade

Egypt was imported from the coast of the Levant timber, especially cedar wood, leather, metal, wood, textiles and tools of the island of Crete and the West were imported Egypt from Libya, the oil from the south of Nubia and Central Africa, Sudan, agricultural crops and trees, ivory, feathers, animals, and incense.  

This shows us with his successor on the walls of Egyptian tombs and in the effects that have been found in graves, demonstrating the corresponding types of clothing, furniture and tools used by ancient Egyptians, especially the nobility and found furniture, tools and utensils and ornaments .... etc.

While in Egypt has been exporting its products from jewelry, utensils, linen, papyrus until the markets to see that the Syrian and Egyptian products flood the markets were filled with cookware Egyptian and Syrian weapons and artifacts 
 
Among the most important commercial flights to Veniqia trip and returned the number of ships and forty ship loaded with timber, furniture and doors of the palaces during the reign of the King, "Bent," the first king of the Fourth Dynasty around 2680 BC. M. As well as the King, "Sahora" days of the Fifth Dynasty. 





Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade



Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade

Ancient Egypt Trade


Ancient Egypt Trade



 In the New Kingdom the Eighteenth Dynasty Queen sent Hachpsot about 1450 BC. fleet famous journey to the land of Punt and the ships returned laden with perfume, ebony, ivory, ostrich feathers and precious stones, incense, Albehrat. 

 In addition to the contact peaceful contact was the military, either exit the Egyptian army to defend Egypt and discipline the country's foreign attack to Egypt, or when the invasion of Egypt was a result of these wars bring the prisoners of this country and Oslab represented in animals, ornaments and others seized upon the Egyptian army.

Trade in Ancient Egypt

 And when the invasion comes the enemy heavily armed also with the supplies and tools have helped to share knowledge and experience in materials and manufactures, whether clothes or animals or weapons or tools.

And that there was a major role of Egyptian trade with the peoples of the ancient world they have helped to spread Egyptian civilization greatly between those peoples and civilizations influenced Egyptian civilization.




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