A bunch of scarecrows in a rice paddy in Japan. A scarecrow or hay-man is a
decoy or mannequin in the shape of a human. It is usually dressed .... "Shorter
Oxford English Dictionary on Historic...
The Egyptians used the first scarecrows in recorded history to use to protect
wheat fields along the Nile River from flocks of quail. Egyptian farmers installed ...
Humans have used scarecrows around the world for over 3000 years; the first
historically recorded use of scarecrows was by the Egyptians to protect their
Oct 7, 2013 ... Fall scarecrows and other scarecrows have been used worldwide for more than
3000 years to scare away crows and other birds from crops.
May 28, 2014 ... From medieval roots to modern-day anachronism, the secret history of an effigy.
Scarecrows have been known at least as long ago as ancient Egypt. In some
cultures ... All about scarecrows' history around the world. Lots of fascinating ...
Anyone who watches horror movies regularly knows just how creepy scarecrows
can be. On the flip side, sometime they're fun, and decorated in a country-cute ...
Nov 7, 2008 ... Herein are tidbits of scarecrow history, humor, and ideas to create your ... In
history, scarecrows were made and used along the Nile River to ...
Jul 3, 2011 ... Scarecrows have been in our history for centuries. The first finding about
scarecrows were back in the 1500's and even back to the ancient ...
Oct 22, 2013 ... The first recorded history of Scarecrows were over 2500 years ago when the
Egyptians and Greeks put them in their fields to protect the wheat ...