Comparing the roles of trade of the Egypt and Indus Valley Civilization Trade was a common thing in early civilizations where civilizations would exchange their own goods for something that is more valuable to them which is owned by someone else seeking for beneficial items, opportunities, advice, anything that will make them satisfy or positive. However, each individual or civilization has a different role of trade. Some civilizations goes under harsh circumstances to get what they want while others uses either peaceful negations with other civilizations or has natural resources that will help them to trade or not at all trade. Two of the early civilizations, Egypt and Indus Valley played those kind of roles of trade. While Egypt and the Indus Valley traded for their civilization’s survival, growth, glory and power, Egypt uses harsh approaches of how they “trade” with others because of their hunger for wealth while the Indus Valley civilization uses peaceful negations at times even though they are stocked with natural resources helped them in trade. The two civilization’s roles of trade were at an advantage to others because of their natural resources. In this case, Egypt’s advantage was papyrus that is only grown in marshy parts of Egypt. This means, with this particular item civilizations traded for it to keep documents or maybe to advance their society. Egypt was able to build sails and ropes that also helped expanded their trading network and a kind of paper. In addition, Egypt also had environment
advantages, which included the Nile River. During the hot sunny
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