|Aksum||Much of the wealth of Axum derived from its control of the Incense trade|
|Al-Hijr||On the Nabataean incense land route between the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea and Mediterranean.|
|Incense Route of the Negev||Towns that prospered because of the profitable trade in frankincense (and myrrh) from south Arabia to the Mediterranean, which flourished from the 3rd century BC until the 2nd century AD|
|Land of Frankincense||Site holds frankincense trees and the remains of a caravan oasis, which were crucial to the medieval incense trade|
|Petra||Strategical position at a point where the Incense Route from Arabia to Damascus was crossed by the overland route from India to Egypt|
|Socotra Archipelago||Socotra had become ?of major importance as a staging-post in the incense trade? by the middle of the first millennium BCE|
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Incense Route?
A connection should:
- Not be "self evident"
- Link at least 3 different sites
- Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
- Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
- Be explained, with reference to a source