Egyptian bee hieroglyph

Egyptian bee hieroglyph

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Credit: THIERRY BERROD, MONA LISA PRODUCTION/ SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Egyptian bee hieroglyph. This set of Egyptian hieroglyphs include one (centre left) representing bees. It looks like a bee seen sideways on, with its wings seen above its body and its head at left. Ancient Egypt, in around 2400 BC, is where the domestication of bees was first recorded.

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