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Porta alabaster ointment. In Egypt the scent had a sacred value

What the Egyptians, already thousands of years ago, They did extensive use of scents, It is proved by the archaeological finds Luxor, only that their use had a meaning somewhat different from what they assumed later.

At the time, in fact,, the scent was not intended so much to improve the smell and then somehow people's appearance, but rather to bring them closer to the gods, then put in closer communication between their men and gods.

According to tradition, this was achieved by elevating the soul through the use of ointments which they were added as ingredients incense e mirra, whose effluvia literally flooded the lands around the Nile.

Cleaning and scent of the body were so closely related to those of the spirit (Photo gives: sharmegitto.wordpress.com).