In ancient Egypt, servants were coated with honey to attract flies away from Pharaoh

In ancient Egypt, servants were coated with honey to attract flies away from Pharaoh

Pharaoh Pepi II began his reign at the age of six in the Sixth Dynasty of the Old Egyptian Empire. He hated flies and kept naked slaves around him, stained with honey to keep him away from flies. His throne name was Neferkare, which means “Beautiful is the spirit of Ra”.

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