It Is the Land of Honey: Beekeeping at Tel Reḥov

@article{Mazar2007ItIT,
  title={It Is the Land of Honey: Beekeeping at Tel Reḥov},
  author={A. Mazar and N. Panitz-Cohen},
  journal={Near Eastern Archaeology},
  year={2007},
  volume={70},
  pages={202 - 219}
}
The excavators of Tel Rehov, a part the Beth-Shean Valley Archaeological Project, share a remarkable find from the 2007 season-an industrial beekeeping complex! Located in the middle of the unwalled Iron IIA period town, the hives (totalling possibly as many as 180!) must have proved quite a nuisance to its inhabitants and may therefore be an indication of a strong central authority governing the town. Referencing Near Eastern documents as well as biblical sources, the authors explore the… Expand
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