8.000 Years Story of Salt Lake

It is appeared that Salt Lake, which is one of the best salt resources in the world and meeting most of salt requirement of Turkey,has being used as a salt resource for 8.000 years.

Archeologist Associate Professor Burçin Erdoğu says they work as Turkey part of a project, that is carried out in United Kingdom about salt. He says history of first usage of salt goes to B.C.6000 years. According to him big salt rocks has being cut as big pieces and carried to workshops. Ass.Prof. Burcin Erdogu says in the past salt was used especially protecting foods, manufacturing of ceramics, skin tanning and mummification.