Mardin Olive Oil and Laurel Berry Oil 180g Near East Artistry : The Untold Story of Soap.
MARDIN SOAP : Olive Oil, Laurel Berry oil. Mardin, located on The Silk Route, The Persian Royal Road, 4500 BC history : Subartus, Hurrians, Elamites, Sumerians, Akkadians, Hittites, Babylonians, Mitannis, Assyrians, Persians, Romans, Byzantines.
Delivering messages, system of Governors, Satraps, circulating royal decrees, Susa (ancient capital of Persia) - Sardes (Important, wealthy City of The Near East), Darius 1, 522-486 BC, Horses from The Royal Stables, The Kings Pirradazis (horse changing), Angareion (horse posting), Angarium (riders), in relays 24 hours each 1,677 miles, 111 stations (caravanserai) on the heavily guarded Persian Royal Road, for others who travelled on these routes the penalty was death, 7-9 days or, 3 months on foot. First postal system of the world.
MARDIN, the oldest City in Upper Mesopotamia, where humans have existed for 11,500 years (Unesco World Heritage Site Göbekli Tepe, Upper Mesopotamia). Mardin with a four thousand five hundred BC history, a Unesco Tentative Listing; the open museum, 40 centuries of soapmaking. Anastasius became Emperor nominated by Ariadne the wife of predecessor Emperor Zeno at the age of 61 years.His distinctive look one eye black, one eye blue. Ariadne married Emperor Anastasius shortly after his accession he favoured the poor and abolished their taxes, known as 'The Administrator' he left The Imperial Treasury with 420 long tons of gold after ruling for 27 years.
The Province of Mardin, Dara three miles from the Persian border of Nisibis, founded in 505 AD. Emperor Anastasius builds a city, where masons were summoned to build the last Roman Fortress : great storehouses, palaces, churches, bazaar, houses, reservoir, cisterns, water channels and graves of the Roman warriors wrapped around a two and a half mile wall 'Anastasiopolis'. The ochre sunset of Mardin, where olive oil, pistachio oil, travelled on The Persian Royal Road, where Persian Sogdian Traders travelled on The Silk Route and spoke the language of Sogdiana for hundreds of years from Chang'an (Han Dynasty), Samarkand to Antioch (The Roman Empire), centuries later, soap; still handmade today, from untreated olive and wild growing pistachio trees, producing handmade, hand-cut, 65% pure olive oil and 35% pure pistachio oil, the ochre soap containing beta carotene (kernel of the apricot), naturally high in vitamins E and F, an anti-inflammatory moisturiser, assisting problematic skin, nourishing face and body, containing no perfumes, artificial colours or, preservatives. A delicate natural scent. Continuing making history remarkably, from the original historical area, directly from the Soapmakers in Ancient Mardin, Southern Turkey.
ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA : Antiochia Soap, Mardin Soap, Aleppo Soap and Nablus Soap; a collection of the first handmade olive oil, laurel berry oil, pistachio oil & almond oil soaps traded on The Silk Route, all from the area of Ancient Mesopotamia, The Fertile Crescent, used by The Emperors, Kings, Queens, Princesses, Pharaohs and the wealthy, centuries later, still handmade today. 2200 BC (where oils in soap began, Sumerians), a formula consisting of water, alkali (ash) and cassia oil (cinnamomum) was written on a clay tablet (two thousand years before The Silk Route opened).
ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA : continuing the ethical and sustainable ethos, the culture and spirit of the first Soapmakers of the world remarkably, 40 centuries later, still handmade today from the original historical areas whilst supporting their families.
SOAP : an ancient product, the greatest medical discovery in human history, cleans away something you cannot see, soap does not attract germs, water does, saves the life of a healthy person oblivious to the bullet they dodged, has saved more lives than penicillin, doesn't just make cities healthier it makes them possible, enabling our existence.
Unexplained telepathy; handbags, Göbekli Tepe, Upper Mesopotamia, a Unesco World Heritage Site : Sumerian handbags, Olmec handbags, Maori handbags, Egyptian handbags, Indian handbags, stone art from the Americas and Australia and handbags at Göbekli Tepe, Upper Mesopotamia, unexplained telepathy, a Unesco World Heritage Site Göbekli Tepe, Upper Mesopotamia, Mesopotamia.
Mardin Soap Olive Oil, Laurel Berry Oil, history in box, ingredients : Olea Europaea Fruit oil (Olive oil), Laurus Nobilis (laurel berry oil), Aqua (Water), Sodium Hydroxide (Soda, Oak Ash), Sodium Chloride (Salt). Ancient Mesopotamia products contain no perfumes, artificial colours or, preservatives. Ancient Mesopotamia products are not tested on animals and are 100% biodegradable. 180g ℮.