Yale Ancient Trade Seminar: Six historical cases lined up.
Cases provide examples to discuss challenges in studying ancient trade. Each presentation (5-10 minutes) is followed by discussion (15-20 minutes). Topics have been chosen to reflect different geographies, periods, and types of data.
John Darnell, Desert road networks and emporia
Gregory Marouard, Pharaonic expeditionary harbors on the Red Sea: Evidence of trade and long-distance exchange?
Nadine Moeller, Trade or diplomacy with the Hyksos? A case study from Edfu
Gojko Barjamovic, Commercial networks across Middle Bronze Age Western Asia
Agnete Lassen, Seals, connoisseurship, and ancient trade in objects of prestige
Ellery Frahm, Getting from transported stones to the origins of trade