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Cork Beehive from the Pyrenees Mountains

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Old cork beehive from the Andorra Region of the Pyrenees Mountains. Romans first began making beehives out of this light versatile tree bark over 2000 years ago because of its lack of heat conductivity allowing bees to stay cool inside. Such hives are rare now but can still be spotted in some remote areas of the region. The cork is rolled into a cylinder and secured with heavy twine. Wonderful for storage, as an umbrella Stand, a side table, wired as a light fixture, the uses are limitless.

Details

  • Materials and techniques
  • Condition
    Good.
  • Dimensions

    H 22 in. x Dm 12.5 in.

    H 55.88 cm x Dm 31.75 cm

  • Diameter
    12.5 in. (31.75 cm)
  • Seller location
    Houston, TX
  • Seller reference number
    088-417-031
  • Reference number
    LU231038640063

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