Oldest Soap Factory in the World Found, and It Was Vegan

August 17, 2020 - General
Israel Antiquities Authority excavation of the earliest soap factory in Israel, and the oldest vegan soap factory in the world.     Inset; ancient game board found at the Rahat site.   Source: Emil Aladjem / Israel Antiquities Authority

Israeli archaeologists have discovered the oldest vegan soap factory in the world in Israel. Archaeologists at the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) say these ancient soap makers used olive oil instead of animal fat. 

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