THE SILK ROUTE: THE GOODS LINE

Hindustan Times (Bathinda) - - Think! -

FROM WEST TO EAST:

Horses, sad­dles, fruits, ex­otic and do­mes­tic an­i­mals, furs and skins, honey, fruits, glass­ware, woollen blan­kets, rugs, car­pets, tex­tiles, gold and sil­ver, camels, slaves, weapons and ar­mour.

EAST TO WEST:

Silk, tea, dyes, pre­cious stones, China (plates, bowls, cups, vases), porce­lain, spices (cin­na­mon and gin­ger), bronze and gold ar­ti­facts, medicine, per­fumes, ivory, rice, pa­per and gun­pow­der.

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