Ancient bees

Discussion in 'Bee News' started by Charles, Jun 8, 2010.

  1. Charles

    Charles New Member

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    I find news like this interesting, it amazes me the things they could do "back in the day" with the technology available to them.

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    ....Then, three years ago, researchers found a 3,000-year-old apiary in the Iron Age city of Tel Rehov in the Jordan Valley, the oldest known commercial beekeeping facility in the world, suggesting that the word "honey" likely referred to the real thing. Now the same researchers have gotten an even bigger surprise: The bees that were kept in the hives were most likely from Turkey, hundreds of miles away....

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  2. tecumseh

    tecumseh New Member

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    them archeologist... ain't it cool what they can dig up?
     

  3. Monie

    Monie New Member

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    That's awesome! Thanks for posting that!
     
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