1200 year old soapery discovered

Archaeologists working in Israel have discovered the remains of an olive oil soap making workshop, farm houses and medieval gameboards. 

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery after a six-month excavation at the town of Rahat in southern Israel. The soap making workshop, known as a soapery, dates back about 1200 years and is the oldest of its kind found in the country. Medievalists.net

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