Somebody got corn to the Americas or they got it to the Middle East.
“Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt, Jacob said unto his sons,Why do ye look one upon another? And he said, Behold, I have heard that there is corn in Egypt: get you down thither, and buy for us from thence; that we may live, and not die.”Genesis 42:1, 2.
Now when Jacob saw that there was corn in Egypt ...
"Corn" in England (where the KJV was translated) used to mean wheat.
Corn was the word the English used to use for grains. And the new world had maize, which English settlers called corn. So the “corn” in the Bible, which by the way is not the language the Bible was first written in, was not what we call corn today.
The word “corn” in the Bible means “grain”, wheat etc. Look it up, it is not the corn we think of.
You see what happens when you try to interpret a book literally, that has undergone many translations.
Only in America does “corn” mean specifically maize, once called “Indian corn”.
Egypt also had tobacco and cocaine from America. Solomon’s mines were in both N and S America, but that was later.