3,000 year old beehives found in the Middle East

Archaeologists excavating the ruins of the city of Rehov, in northern Israel, have found thirty intact beehives and other apicultural artifacts dating to approximately 900 B.C.E.

They also found remnants of honeycomb and beeswax. Amihai Mazar of Jerusalem's Hebrew University calls the find evidence of an advanced honey industry in Biblical times.

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