• The Harappans exported surplus goods and brought in goods t hat were in short supply.

  • Copper, tin, gold, silver and precious metal s were brought from outside, possibly from Mesopotamia (Modern Iraq), Persia (Modern Iran), Oman and Afghanistan .

  • Trading links with Mesopotamia have been proved by the discovery of Mesapotamian seals in many Harappan cities and Harappan seals in the cities of ancient Mesopotamia.

  • The overseas trade was perhaps carried on from Lothal, w here a dockyard for ships has been found.
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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.