Oman et la Mer


See how trade routes have developed from Oman across the Indian Ocean over the centuries.

2500 BC : During the Bronze age traders in reed boats voyaged from Oman as far as the Indus Valley and Mesopotamia.

100BC : Oman is now at the centre of long distance sea trade with India, Egypt and the Mediterranean.

800AD : Omani ports like Al Baleed, Muscat and Sur have become key locations on a trading network stretching east to China and south down the African coast to Zanzibar.