Items traded the Mutapa State with the Portuguese

////Items traded the Mutapa State with the Portuguese

Items traded the Mutapa State with the Portuguese

Ivory was an important trade item. Image credit telegraph.co.uk

Ivory was an important trade item. Image credit telegraph.co.uk

ZIMSEC O Level History Notes: Items traded the Mutapa State with the Portuguese

The Local People exchanged the following items for foreign goods

  • Gold
  • Ivory
  • Grain
  • Iron tools
  • Soapstone carvings
  • Copper

And in return the Portuguese traded the following items with the locals

Items the Portuguese used to trade with the local people

  • guns
  • cloth
  • beads
  • bangles
  • bracelets
  • maize seed
  • alcohol/spirits
  • fruit trees

To access more topics go to the History Notes page.

By |2018-08-15T09:08:09+00:00October 4th, 2015|Notes, O Level History Notes, Ordinary Level Notes|Comments Off on Items traded the Mutapa State with the Portuguese

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