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THE IRON AGE APIARY AT TEL REḤOV, ISRAEL

@inproceedings{Mazar2018THEIA,
  title={THE IRON AGE APIARY AT TEL REḤOV, ISRAEL},
  author={Amihai Mazar},
  year={2018}
}
The importance of honey and beeswax in the Ancient Near East can be inferred from Egyptian, Canaanite, and Hittite sources. Textual and pictorial sources from ancient Egypt are of particular interest1. The Story of Sinuhe, attributed to the Middle Kingdom (20th century BCE), alludes to the abundance of honey and oil in his place of residence in the Land of Canaan; Thutmose III recounted carrying off 430 honey jars as booty following his conquests of Canaan in the 15th century BCE; in another… Expand
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