The Trans-Saharan Gold Trade (Seventh–Fourteenth Centuries .Gold Trade and the Kingdom of Ancient Ghana . Soninke empire of Ghana . The Soninke managed to keep the source of their gold (the Bambuk mines, most.ghana empire gold mines,Ghana Empire - WikipediaThe Ghana Empire (c. 400 until c. 1200), properly known as Awkar was located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and western Mali. Complex societies based on trans-Saharan trade with salt and gold had . Origin. Trade routes of the Western Sahara c. 1000–1500. Goldfields are indicated by light brown shading.
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