Berber people once carved out storage caves high up in rocks. There they kept wheat, dates, beans, silver, and gold. It was like a bank!
Read More: Berbers were tribes of people. They lived in the Sahara Desert in northern Africa. They traveled and traded with other tribes. Where could they store what they traded? They chiseled storage caves out of the red rocks of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. Each family had a compartment. It had a door with a lock. And the entire igoudar, or granary, was guarded day and night by a watchman. Ask Mom andor Dad what kinds of things can be stored at their bank. Read Genesis 41. It tells how Joseph stored up grain in Egypt before a famine came. He kept it in silos. These were like banks too.