A honeycomb is a mass of hexagonal wax cells built by honey bees in their nests to contain their larvae and stores of honey and pollen.
Honey is produced by bees as a food source it is a mixture of sugars and other compounds. Honey contains tiny amounts of several compounds thought to function as antioxidants.
Skeps, which are baskets placed open-end-down, have been used for about 2000 years. Later skep designs included a smaller woven basket (cap) on top over a small hole in the main skep
The painting is a Mesolithic rock painting, showing honey-hunters collecting honey and honeycomb from a wild bee nest.