Mesopotamia: Trade Routes and Transportation

Full Video |20:00

Mesopotamia: Trade Routes and Transportation

Full Video |20:00

For the Sumerians, the Tigris River served as an important early trade route. See how they traveled by river and overland to trade with India and Egypt. Then examine how technological advances, such as the cart, facilitated transporting people and goods.

©2005 Discovery Education| Grade(s) 3-5

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