Silk Road

Where?

-Eastern Mediterranean to Central Asia

-Central Asia to China

What?

Main transport was the ever so famous silk. Had lots of others transported goods as well as olives, olive oil and wine in the Mediterranean and Jade, silver and iron in China.

Main Exports

Fun Facts

-Used donkeys, horses, camels and caravans to transport goods

-Not a single trade route

-Peaked during Han and Tang Dynasty

-Most important traders were the Government Officials, Rulers

-Not just transporting goods but spreading technology, art, disease and ideas