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History of Beekeeping

history of beekeeping

History of Beekeeping

There is a lot of discussion about how long bees have been around on the planet. Some sources claims about 40 million years, others state there are fossilised remains of honey bees dating back to 150 million years.  Egypt  The earliest known record of humans keeping bees dates back 10,000 years. Prehistoric drawings of bees have been discovered in Spain. It believed to be around 7,000 years old and appear to point out a form of beekeeping. In Ancient Egypt, the title of ‘Sealer of Honey’ was used during the first dynasty. In the Old Kingdom pictures of beekeepers and...

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