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The Ancient Egyptians traded many goods with their Asian and African neighbors. Caravan trade routes and shipping routes were already becoming an important means of trade. The Ptolemies achieved dominance over the Aegean sea, making Alexandria one of the foremost commercial centers of the ancient world. By the Islamic period, Egypt had firmly established a number of important trade centers.

Trade in Ancient Egypt

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Trade in Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptians imported and exported goods from several neighboring countries. Ship and caravan routes were important means of transporting the goods for exchange.

Trade in Greco-Roman Egypt

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Trade in Greco-Roman Egypt

With their naval fleet, the Ptolemies maintained political and economic dominance over the Aegean sea, making Alexandria one of the foremost commercial centers of the world.

Important Trade Centers in Islamic Egypt

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Important Trade Centers in Islamic Egypt

The ports of Alexandria, Rosetta, and Damietta had vibrant commercial markets and shipbuilding centers during the Islamic period.

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