Unravel the Secrets of Knossos Palace in Crete

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Knossos Palace was an ancient palace located on the Mediterranean island on Crete. It was one of the most important centers of the Minoan civilization and it was an important riddle for times.

This palace/city have many entrances and you would think that building it was a very complicated process, with architects, engineers, builders and decorators.

However, in 1977, Margaret Mee discovered that the architects, engineers, builders and decorators were actually bees!


Touching the Earth

We all know that the structure of our brains is similar to a honeycomb and the presence of grooves inside has been known since the beginning of the 20th century. Although some writers and engineers do know this, they don’t mention this to the wider public.

Have you ever thought why bees do their strange structures like honeycomb? The answer to this is so fascinating!

The structure of honeycomb serves two main functions!

The first function is to protect a larva from outside elements. During the ant, bee’s first stage, an egg needs to be protected by moisture and fluid. A honeycomb structure provides both!