In Ancient Egypt they had the Nile river. Or otherwise known as the upside down river. They used the Nile river for trade and travel routes. They also used it to hunt fish and drink water and in the background is the sahara Desert. On the river they traded goods and raw materials.
Above is a Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. He is at the top of the social class and serving him are his slaves that are at the bottom of the social class. The Pharo rules the kingdom at the time.
In Ancient Egypt they traded cotton wheat and barley. It was limited to those since the climate was warm and they got very little rainfall.