Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 6   Area: Archeology

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Shaymaa Issam Alawi ALBALDAWI & Faten Hameed Qasim AL SARRAJI

SODIUM CHLORIDE (SALT) ITS ROLE AND USE IN ANCIENT IRAQ

Mineral Salts are One of the Most important Non-Metallic Chemicals that were widely available in ancient Iraq, and due to its many Uses in life Matters and for industrial purposes, it was Allocated in the Study of a Type of these Salts, which is Sodium Chloride salt (Table Salt), as there were Several Types, including: - Calcium Sulfate Sodium Silicate, Sodium Carbonate and Potassium Nitrate Because of the Importance of Sodium Chloride (salt) in Ancient Iraq and the lack of Studies that Dealt with it, we Chose it as a Subject for our Study, and we Relied on Many Arab, Translated and Foreign Sources, the most important of which are: -Levy, Martin, 1980 , Chemistry and Chemical Technology, translated by: Al-Mayahi and others, Dar Al-Rashid. - Potts ,D.,1987,'' ON Salt and salting gathering in Ancient Mesopotamia ''(JESHO), vol.27‎.

Keywords: Sodium Chloride, Salt, Gold, Diseases, Meat preservation.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2757-5403.6-3.33


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