When was soap invented?


The earliest known time of soap was from clay in Babylonian clay cylinders dating from 2800 BC and they contained a soap like substance. An actual formula for soap was made in 2200 BC.
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Although no one really knows who or when soap was discovered, there are various legends surrounding it's beginning. According to Roman legend, soap was named after Mount Sapo, an
William Shepphard of New York, NY was granted a patent on 8/22/1865 for his soft soap
Sapo. Latin for soap, takes its name from the ancient Roman times. According to Roman legend, the names is derived from. Mount Sapo. where animals were sacrificed. Rain washed a slippery
Before it was "invented" people used plants of a certain type that lathered when crushed with water. Source(s) Long ago college class.
1 Additional Answer
Soap was believed to have been used since 2200 BC in the Babylonian city. But the first soap that we all know is the Ivory soap which was invented in 1879.
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