How did cataracts in the Nile river make transportation difficult?
What factor contributed most to the growth of trade in the new kingdom?
Cataracts caused parts of the riverbed to dry out. Cataracts contained rocks and boulders that made the river impassable. Cataracts changed the directional flow of the water. Cataracts’ shallow depth and rushing water made the river impassable.
Answer: The Nubians became famous as traders because they developed trade along land. They traveled to central Africa, Egypt, all the way to southwest Asia, and traded highvalue items. Such things like ebony wood, ivory, ostrich feathers, skins, anything really.
How is the land surrounding the Nile in Nubia different from the land in Egypt?
How did the cataracts in the Nile River make transportation difficult? A. Cataracts caused parts of the riverbed to dry out. Cataracts shallow depth and rushing water made the river impossible.