Trade Transportation Two wheel bullock carts Animals Flat-bottomed boats and rafts Sea-going vessels
Two wheel bullock carts They were used for big and heavy transportation across the plains They were made in five different styles The material used to make the Two wheel bullock carts were: wood with leather and sinew bindings for the harnesses
Animals The animals they used traveled in packs The animals they used were: oxen, sheep and goats
Flat-bottomed boats and rafts These boats would carry most of the trade goods up and down the Indus Valley To help move the boat along the indians would use long oars and sails made from mat or heavy cotton cloth
Sea-going vessels They were not used a lot They had sails and a keel
Types Of Trades LocalTrade: primarily used on supplying the cities with food and the raw materials for producing tools Sea Trade: conducted through a barter system and a reciprocal exchange of goods for services.
Most important imports Gold: from Afghanistan and Karnataka Silver: from Afghanistan and Iran Copper: from Oman, Baluchistan and Rajasthan Shell: from Gujarat, Karachi and Oman Ivory: from Gujarat and Punjab Gold Silver Shell Ivory Copper
Most Important Exports Gold: to Mesopotamia Silver: to Mesopotamia Bronze: to Mesopotamia Wood: to Oman Text tiles: to china and many other countries Text Tiles Wood Bronze