Chapter 11. Money and Trade

  1. Daniel C. Snell
  1. Christopher M. Monroe

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch11

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Monroe, C. M. (2005) Money and Trade, in A Companion to the Ancient Near East (ed D. C. Snell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232933

Online ISBN: 9780470997086

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Keywords:

  • ancient near eastern economy;
  • trade;
  • mesopotamian merchants;
  • routes;
  • metals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: The Lure of the Early Economy

  • Methodological Issues

  • What Is Money and What Does It Do?

  • Mesopotamian Money and Weights

  • Mesopotamian Merchants and Money

  • Money and Trade in Egypt

  • Routes and Metals

  • Prospects for Studying Trade and Money