What could be in that box? What could be that valuable? NO…. What in this box was SPICES NUTMEG CINNAMON PEPPER GINGER CARDAMOM • Gold? • Jewels? • Money? • A map to a secret hoard?
TRADE was the FOUNDATION of Mughal Indian wealth Imports from around the world: Exports from India to the world: Woven cloth/textiles Spices Opium Indigo Fruits Pearls Tea and drink mixes like Chai • Raw silk • Gold • Ivory • Precious stones • Perfumes • Horses • Iron and tin
So Who were the Mughals? Let’s find out….
So who were the Mughals? Who used elephants as weapons of war And as vehicles to show their Wealth and POWER