Ancient Mesopotamia : the realisation we were in a biblical presence of the world’s first olive oil, pistachio oil, laurel berry oil and almond oil soaps traded on the Silk Road, 200 BC -14th century AD, where the first civilisation of the world started. Ancient Mesopotamia's collection of these imported cultural soaps are skilfully made by hand, hand-cut, dried stored for months with the original ingredients unchanged for centuries, remarkably today, still being handmade from the same historical areas, as the Soapmakers continue making history. Mardin, located on the Silk Road, the oldest city in Upper Mesopotamia, a Unesco World Heritage Site; the open museum. The province of Mardin, Dara where masons all over Mesopotamia built the last Roman fortress 114 feet tall, keeping back the Persians. Mardin soap : remarkably, still being handmade today from the same historical area. Aleppo : Soapmakers continue the more than 2000 year soap history, just miles over the border in Gaziantep. Antioch : the third largest city of The Roman Empire, after Alexandria and Rome on the Silk Road. Antiochia soap : centuries later, still handmade today remarkably, from the same historical area. Nablus : the world's most ancient olive groves, a Unesco World Heritage Site, Central Highland area of Nablus, Battir to Hebron. Seven natural springs, The Roman Empire channels and pools irrigate, centuries later, still worked today, continuing making history remarkably, from the same historical area since the 10th century. Ancient Mesopotamia products contain no perfumes, artificial colours or, preservatives, 100% biodegradable and not tested on animals. Ancient Mesopotamia imports the collection of soaps traded on the Silk Road directly from the Soapmakers.
Ancient Mesopotamia : continuing the ethical and sustainable ethos, the culture and spirit of the first Soapmakers of the world remarkably, still handmade today from the original historical areas whilst, supporting their families.
Soap : an ancient product.
A Little History
'Ancient Mesopotamia': Mesopotamia, ancient Greek meaning ‘Land between two rivers' the Tigris-Euphrates, the biblical land known as Ancient Mesopotamia on the Silk Road, the rise of the first civilisation of the world, the first recorded evidence of soap production written in cuneiform on a Babylonian clay tablet 2800 BC. 2200 BC, a formula of soap consisting of water, alkali (ash) and cassia oil (cinnamomum) was written on a Babylonian clay tablet; Babylon : the wall of Babylon 50 miles long, 35 feet tall, 23 feet thick wrapped around the most famous city of Ancient Mesopotamia.
The first handmade olive oil, pistachio oil, laurel berry oil and almond oil soaps traded on the Silk Road at a time when Jesus was born, Roman Emperors, Kings, Queens, Princesses, Pharaohs of Egypt reigned; centuries later, still handmade today, remarkably, from the same historical areas, as the Soapmakers continue making history; hand-cut, dried stored for months being traditionally produced by hand through the generations of families, with only natural ingredients, unchanged throughout the centuries.
Soap : an ancient product.
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