The rock art of honey hunters

publication date: Mar 1, 2005
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Bee World Vol. 86 (1) 2005 pp. 11 - 13
Article TitleThe rock art of honey hunters
Author(s)Eva Crane
AbstractNests of Apis mellifera are depicted in rock art found in Spain and Africa, and nests of Apis dorsata and Apis cerana in Indian rock art. Twenty-five representations of honey harvesting or related human activities have been recorded.
Keywordshoney bees, rock paintings, history